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Stuffing a yellow bell pepper with delicious beef and rice filling
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Classic Stuffed Peppers

Classic Stuffed Peppers are bell peppers stuffed with ground beef, rice, seasonings and cheese before being baked to perfection! These beef stuffed peppers are a family favorite and perfect for entertaining too. Serve as a delicious side dish or meal on their own!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: stuffed bell peppers, stuffed peppers
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 356kcal
Author: TipBuzz

Ingredients

  • 6 large bell peppers
  • 1 cup RiceSelect Royal Blend® rice
  • ¾ pound ground beef extra lean
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 medium tomatoes cored and chopped
  • 1 cup corn canned or frozen
  • 2 tbsp fajita seasoning
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided (optional)
  • fresh curly parsley minced for serving

Instructions

  • Cook rice according to package directions.
  • Preheat oven to 350oF (178oC). Grease a 13x9 inch baking pan and set aside.
  • Slice the bell peppers down the middle lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds and pith using a spoon. Set aside.
  • Place a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add oil and then ground beef. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until slightly browned, stirring regularly.
  • Add the onion, garlic and seasoning. Cook for 2-3 minutes more until onion is softened.
  • Mix in the tomatoes, corn, cooked rice, salt, pepper and 1 cup of optional mozzarella cheese. Remove from heat.
  • Spoon the mixture into the bell peppers to have a slight mound on top.
  • Sprinkle remaining optional mozzarella on top of each pepper.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until cheese is golden and bubbly.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle parsley on top. Serve and enjoy!

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Notes

• 1 cup of uncooked Royal Blend rice produces 2 1/2 cups of cooked rice (leftover will work as well).

Nutrition

Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 298mg | Potassium: 781mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 5625IU | Vitamin C: 218.9mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 2.8mg