"This healthier stuffed peppers recipe uses an assortment of colored peppers, lean ground beef, brown rice, fresh onion and garlic, and natural tomato sauce. So colorful and so healthy!" — MakeItHealthy
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lean ground beef
green bell peppers
red bell peppers
yellow bell peppers
1 (8 ounce) can
natural tomato sauce
salt and ground black pepper to taste
grated Parmesan cheese, optional
We love stuffed peppers, but we don't love the heartburn most stuffed peppers cause.
Fixed these for lunch today as per recipe, except we drained the browned meat and washed the excess grease off under hot running water. Then we placed the seeded peppers (green only) in boiling water for 5 minutes to soften them.
They were awesome, with no need for the Tums.
Thank you for this great recipe!
This was good. I used ground turkey and added salt and pepper while it was browning in the pan.
Very good! The only thing I did differently is to use seasoned black pepper and I added powdered onion and garlic. I cooked these in the crock pot and they came out perfect! VERY GOOD!
Used a 16oz can tomato sauce on the top and subbed Spike for the Italian seasoning which I mixed directly into the meat mixture. Sprinkle cheddar cheese on the top, baked covered for 45 minutes and uncovered 15 minutes.
I halved the peppers and enjoyed every great bite.
I only used 3 peppers and halved them to make 6. I added 1 tbsp chili powder, because I thought it would be too bland as written. It was very good.
GREAT! :) I skipped the parm. and I actually used Pablano peppers instead of the traditional green peppers. it was super delish. perfect traditional recipe, with my own spin. husband says we will never make stuffed peppers without using pablanos again!
I made these for the family. Everyone loved them. My husband ate leftovers 3 days later (I made 20 halves because I have a large family) and they were still moist and taste the same.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Healthier Stuffed Peppers
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 100
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