Beef and Cheese Stuffed Bell Peppers

You will find these beef and cheese stuffed bell peppers to be really filling. If you are not sure that one stuffed bell pepper is going to be sufficient for your meal, don’t worry, because it will be! I love making beef and cheese stuffed bell peppers. Sometimes I use a rice based stuffing but the beef and cheese option is also very nice. It is filling and if you are keeping an eye on your carbs then that is another reason to make these.

Stuffed peppers look attractive and while some people throw the top away I like to cook it in the baking pan with the stuffed peppers and then put it back on at the end. I just like the presentation done that way.

Make the Stuffed Peppers Unique

Feel free to experiment with the filling in these beef and cheese stuffed bell peppers. If you want to use ground pork instead of ground beef, or use Swiss cheese or cheddar, just go ahead. You can also make the filling spicy if you want. There is no right or wrong way of making these, and you can just use this recipe as a guideline and make the dish however you want.

Serve these beef and cheese stuffed bell peppers with a tossed green salad or with your favorite steamed vegetables. The reason I used red peppers is first because they are so colorful and cheering, and second because of the flavor. Red bell peppers are sweeter than green peppers but not so sweet as orange or yellow ones, so I find the flavor nicely in the middle of those extremes.

Beef and Cheese Stuffed Bell Peppers
These stuffed bell peppers offer plenty of flavor and you will love every single bite. You might not expect these to be filling but they really are, and you will feel wonderfully satisfied.
Author:
Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 4
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Ingredients
  • 4 red bell peppers
  • ¼ cup finely chopped green onion
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 7 ounce can diced tomatoes (reserve ¼ cup of the liquid)
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 1½ teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • ¼ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ finely chopped yellow onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced bell pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Slice the tops off the peppers and discard the seeds and white bits inside.
  3. Saute the yellow onion and garlic in olive oil until the onion softens.
  4. Add the green onions and minced red bell pepper and saute for 5 minutes.
  5. Set the onion and garlic mixture to one side.
  6. Brown the ground beef and cook it through.
  7. Stir in the onion, garlic, and bell pepper mixture.
  8. Then stir in the tomatoes, parsley, Italian seasoning, and seasoning salt.
  9. Stir well and cook for another 5 minutes.
  10. Stuff this mixture inside the hollow red bell peppers.
  11. Pour the reserved tomato liquid into a baking dish and then arrange the stuffed peppers in that dish.
  12. Top each one with a tablespoon of pizza sauce then mound the cheese on top of each.
  13. Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown.
Notes
You can swap the ground beef for ground pork or even ground turkey if you wish, to give these stuffed bell peppers the exact flavor you want them to have.
If you prefer your peppers to be tender rather than al dente, you can boil them whole for 5 minutes before stuffing and baking them. Take the tops off and remove the seeds first though.

 

Some More Hot Content For You

Other Posts You Might Like
  • Turkish pizza recipeLahmacun Turkish Pizza Recipe
    Everyone loves pizza but perhaps you are becoming a little bored with your usual pepperoni or meat feast option. In that case, it might be high time you try something brand new like our lahmacun Turkish pizza recipe. Just about every cultures has its own take on pizza. It really is a global phenomenon. In Turkey, lahmacun is a typical dish, and it is basically a pizza base topped with meat and Turkish flavors. What Goes on Top of a Lahmacun Turkish Pizza Recipe Also known as an Armenian pizza recipe, a lahmacun Turkish pizza recipe is usually topped with either lamb or beef, along with minced veggies and herbs, including tomatoes, onions and .....
  • Vegan Parsnip Crisps RecipeVegan Parsnip Crisps Recipe
    This vegan parsnip crisps recipe is really well worth making. The crisps (chips) are made from parsnips. You can serve them as they are or with any dip you like, such as an onion dip, hummus or a salsa. These are one of our easiest vegan recipes. Vegan Parsnip Crisps: Crispy Crunchy Appeal Crisps are normally made from potatoes of course, and then you have ones made with sweet potatoes, but these are very similar, albeit offering a slightly more unusual flavor. Parsnips are tasty and versatile. They can be roasted or used to make a mash, or they might go in a soup or stew. Parsnips are lovely roasted and served alongside a roast, even a nut .....
  • Chinese Tea Smoked Chicken
    Elegant appetizer recipe ideas are becoming more popular than ever before, as people begin to experiment more in the kitchen. You need to choose an appetizer that will impress your guests with your knowledge of food, and the distinct choice of flavors used to make the dishes. There are many different recipes to choose from, regardless of the occasion, and your budget. Take Chinese tea smoked chicken for example – this is certainly elegant as well as unusual. Presentation and Good Ingredients are Vital If you use a good recipe for your appetizer, you can achieve an exciting, elegant appearance with very basic ingredients. Expensive .....
  • Sparkly Swarovski Cat Collars
    Swarovski crystals are beautiful and if you are looking for an extra special collar for your feline friend then why not buy Swarovski cat collars? Costing less than you might imagine, these lovely collars will look gorgeous on your cat. I have tried a few different ones, although my favorite is the simple 10-diamonds on velvet style. My cat Cleo is black with flashes of gray in her fur, so I usually go with a bright color like pink or red. She’s 9 so she has had a few collars and she had her current one for a couple of years so far. Choosing Swarovski cat collars is not difficult. Just pick out something which you like and make sure .....
  • Easy Chinese Chicken Stir Fry
    This easy Chinese chicken stir fry is the simplest Chinese recipe ever, and once you make it you will certainly want to make it again and again. We are using chicken and vegetables, along with a flavorful sauce, and this makes a wonderful dinner served with rice, noodles or your favorite Asian side dish. You will need skinless, boneless chicken breast to make this easy Chinese chicken stir fry, along with vegetables (either snow peas and water chestnuts or carrots, or anything else you like, such as mushrooms, bamboo shoots, broccoli or bell pepper). The sauce for the easy Chinese chicken stir fry is up to you. I like to combine 2 .....
  • Grilled mussels recipeHow to Grill Mussels
    When the weather is cold, mussels steamed in the pan with white wine and parsley makes a wonderful meal, served with warm garlic bread. Then maybe follow them up with some mulled wine or hot apple cider. This is why everyone should know how to cook mussels. When the weather turns warm, such a dish might not offer the same appeal but that’s when the barbecue comes into play and grilling season is in full swing. In the following recipe we are taking live mussels and cooking them in foil packets. They are served with a butter, parsley and white wine sauce, along with some bread. This makes a lovely appetizer for 4 or an entrée for 2. If .....
  • Indian Ground Beef with Fresh Tomato Salad
    This Indian ground beef recipe is just amazing and I have made it 5 or 6 times. Despite beef not being the most popular meat in India (the Holy Cow and all that) it works beautifully with this recipe and these seasonings, so if you are into beef and you want to make something Indian, consider this recipe. The ingredients in this Indian ground beef dish work amazingly together and the finished dish is just heaven on a plate. You will cook the beef and onion, then add chickpeas, curry powder and stock. This mixture is served spooned over naan bread with a fresh tomato and cilantro salad......
  • Brilliant Bruschetta Recipe
    A bruschetta recipe is one of the best Italian appetizers. It is made by rubbing garlic over grilled bread, then adding olive oil, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Some types of bruschetta recipe might also include cured meat, cheese, tomatoes, beans, or vegetables. The best-known bruschetta recipe outside Italy features fresh tomato, garlic and onion, fresh basil, and mozzarella. So Many Bruschetta Recipe Options A great bruschetta recipe is found on Italian restaurant menus all over the world, and there are hundreds of different ways to make it, which is why restaurant bruschetta ranges from bland to wonderful, depending who is making it. Make .....
  • French Manicure Videos
    A lot of girls have trouble applying a professional looking French manicure This is understandable because not only do you have to pick out the best French manicure nail polishes but you also have to get your nails the right shape, apply the white tip evenly and professionally, and get the result looking beautiful. French manicure videos are very important because you will want the prettiest result! The smallest error is glaringly obvious when painting your nails French manicure colors. So it pays to familiarize yourself with French manicure videos, as well as practicing a lot. What is a French Manicure? To paint a French manicure you need .....
  • Healthy Soba SaladEasy Soba Salad
    I love all kinds of noodles but soba noodles are my favorite. The word ‘soba’ means ‘buckwheat’ in Japanese and it also refers to thin, buckwheat noodles. In Japan the word refers to any thin noodles. These can be served hot or cold, with a dipping sauce or in soup or you could make an easy soba salad. Buckwheat can be harvested 4 times a year because it takes 3 months to reach maturity and be ready for harvesting. Soba noodles are sold at railway stations in Japan, and they also feature on the menus in high-end restaurants, making them a versatile component in a variety of dishes, not just easy soba salad recipes. .....
Search
DutchEnglishFrenchGermanItalianPortugueseSpanish

Tasty Query - recipes search engine