These Stuffed Bell Peppers have a simple filling using creamy chicken noodle soup as the base combined with breadcrumbs and parmesan for an easy side dish everyone will love
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Holiday Stuffed Bell Peppers (with Video)

Stuffed Bell Peppers are an all-time favorite side dish with their bright colors and hearty flavors. Everyone always loves to dig into them as part of a holiday meal. This super-easy recipe only need 6 ingredients and 10 minutes of prep!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peppers, stuffed
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 277kcal
Author: TipBuzz


  • 2 18-oz cans Progresso Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
  • 6 large bell peppers any color
  • 1 ½ cups breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup grated parmesan
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella or cheddar or jack
  • fresh parsley minced for serving


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13x9 inch baking pan and set aside.
  • Slice off the tops of the bell peppers, and cut the flesh into ½ inch chunks.
  • Remove the seeds and pith from the inside. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, add the Progresso soup followed by bell pepper chunks, breadcrumbs, parmesan, salt and pepper. Mix to form a spoonable stuffing.
  • Spoon stuffing into each bell pepper to have a slight mound on top. Then arrange in the prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle mozzarella cheese onto each pepper, and then bake for 30 minutes until cheese is golden and bubbling.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle parsley on top. Serve and enjoy!



  • Look for firm bell peppers with flat bottoms, so they’ll stand up during baking.
  • If you have a convection oven with forced air, turn it on for faster and more even cooking. Note that larger peppers will take more baking time than smaller ones.
  • For a lighter variation, look for part-skim mozzarella for the topping.


Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 508mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5395IU | Vitamin C: 209.5mg | Calcium: 295mg | Iron: 2.2mg