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Stuffed Green Peppers

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  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes


Traditional stuffed pepper with a filling of ground beef, onions, rice and tomato sauce and it makes a healthy dinner that the whole family is sure to enjoy.



  • 4 large squatty green peppers
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½  teaspoon additional salt
  • ¼ teaspoon additional pepper
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • ½  teaspoon garlic salt
  • fine dry bread crumbs


  1. Wash peppers. Cut thin slice from stem end of each; remove membranes and seeds.
  2.  Cook peppers in boiling salted water to cover for 3 to 5 minutes. Drain well and rinse under cold water. Pat dry inside and out with dry towels; sprinkle insides and out with salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. Cook ground beef and onion in a skillet until browned, stirring to crumble meat. Drain in a colander.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and stir in next four ingredients, mixing well. Stuff peppers with mixture and place peppers upright in a baking dish.
  6. Mix garlic salt into tomato sauce. Pour sauce over and around peppers in dish. Sprinkle tops of peppers with bread crumbs.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes.

  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: healthy stuffed pepper recipe, green pepper recipes