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Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Looking for an easy Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe? Learn how to make Stuffed Bell Peppers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by filiklepto

Makes 12 servings



Bell peppers stuffed with ground beef, baked in tomato sauce and topped with shredded cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Stuffed Bell Peppers

1 1/2 lbs ground beef
6 green bell peppers
1 small brown onion
29 oz. tomato sauce
3 cloves garlic
2 tbsp olive oil
1 cup shredded cheese
2 eggs
1 cup bread crumbs

Recipe Directions for Stuffed Bell Peppers

  1. Cut the bell peppers in half vertically and remove the cores, stems, and seeds. Boil for 3 to 5 minutes then drain and place in ice cold water to prevent further cooking.

  2. Preheat oven to 400F.

  3. Mince onion, bell pepper tops, and garlic then brown in a pan with 1 tbsp olive oil.

  4. In a large bowl mix ground beef, bread crumbs, and eggs. Add minced vegetables and mold beef mixture into five large meatballs.

  5. Grease a casserole pan with remaining olive oil and place bell peppers in pan standing upright.

  6. Stuff meatballs into bell peppers then drizzle with tomato sauce.

  7. Bake 45 minutes or until meat is cooked all the way through. Cover each stuffed bell pepper with shredded cheese and then return to oven until cheese is browned. Serve with white rice.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 219.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
248
Calories from Fat
94
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.4g
16%
Saturated Fat
4.0g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
91mg
30%
Sodium
534mg
22%
Potassium
629mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
14.7g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
6.3g
Protein
23.2g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 136%
Calcium 11% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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