Stuffed Bell Peppers All The Very Best Recipes

You will never look at a Bell Pepper the same way again. Stuff them with delicious fillings that are the perfect accompaniment.


Stuffed Peppers or Capsicum as they are known in some parts of the world have so many uses. Are you aware just how incredibly delicious they are stuffed?

We’ve shared some great meal ideas like the Stuffed Cabbage Rolls and we figured you’d be very keen to road test this collection of Stuffed Bell Peppers. We’ve included all the top Pinterest Pins and with recipes like Chicken Fajita, Mexican Quinoa, Philly Cheesesteak and  Sausage, Rice and Parmesan, you will be spoilt for choice.

It’s fair to say that they take comfort food to a whole new level! We have also included a short video that shows you 3 quick and easy ways to stuff your Bell Peppers so be sure to view. As always, be sure that you scroll our page to the end so you don’t miss a single great idea.We thought we would start off by sharing some fun facts about Bell Peppers.

Let’s see how many you know.  male-and-female-peppers

Facts You May Not Know About Bell Peppers -:

  1. Red bell peppers are simply green bell peppers that have been left on the vine to continue to ripen.
  2. Peppers are actually fruits because they are produced from a flowering plant and contain seeds-most people think of them as vegetables.
  3. Red bell peppers are sweeter than green ones because bell peppers sweeten as they ripen
  4. Red bell peppers have more than twice the vitamin C of a green pepper.
  5. Bell peppers are a good source of Vitamin A.
  6. The scientific name for bell peppers is Capsicum annum.
  7. Peppers were named by Spanish explorers searching for peppercorn plants to produce black pepper.
  8. Capsicums are what peppers are called in Australia.


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How To Stuff Peppers 3 Ways -:

Don’t miss this video tutorial that shows you how to make delicious Stuffed Peppers from scratch. The creator includes 3 very popular recipes that you won’t want to miss. Click Play above to watch now ⇑

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Bell Peppers

via Cooking Classy 

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers -:

  • 3/4 cup dry brown rice (2 cups cooked)
  • 5 medium red, yellow, orange or green bell peppers
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp canolaoil,divided
  • 1 lb chicken, diced into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (10 oz) can tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 3 Tbsp fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2/3 cup shreddedmontereyjack cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Mexican style hot sauce (such as Tapatio or Cholula, optional)
  • get the full recipe —> Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers


via Kalyn’s Kitchen 

Stuffed Green Bell Peppers with Sausage Brown Rice -:

1 C long-grain brown rice

4 large green bell peppers, bottom trimmed, cap end cut off and diced, and seeds removed

1 large onion, diced

2 tsp. + 1 tsp. olive oil

2 links (about 8 ounces) turkey Sweet Italian Sausage (or other sausage of your choice. Use diced mushrooms instead of sausage for vegetarian version.)

1/2 tsp. ground fennel

1/2 tsp. dried Greek or Turkish oregano

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese

get recipe —> Stuffed Bell Peppers with Sausage Brown Rice and Parmesan 

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Stuffed Peppers

via Peas and Crayons 

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Stuffed Peppers -:

  • 5 bell peppers
  • 1 full bunch of broccoli
  • 1 cooked* chicken breast [10 ounces]
  • 1 cup freshly grated gouda cheese, packed
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1-2 TBSP parsley [fresh or dried]
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 TBSP butter
  • 1/4-1/2 cup gouda or cheddar for topping
  • get the full recipe —>  Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Stuffed Peppers

Cream Cheese Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers

via Cinnamon Spice Everything Nice 

Cream Cheese Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers-:

olive oil, for sauteing

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in bite-sized pieces (or 2 + 1/2 – 3 cups cooked)

coarse salt and fresh black pepper

1 cup corn

1 cup cooked brown or white rice

1 packed cup finely chopped fresh spinach

2 heaping cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

4 – 5 bell peppers


2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 (14 ounce) can chicken broth

1 (11 ounce) can Ro-tel diced green chiles and tomatoes

4 ounces cream cheese

1/2 cup sour cream, plus more for serving

get the full recipe —> Cream Cheese Chicken Enchilada Peppers

Baked Eggs in Stuffed Peppers

via Foodie Crush 

Baked Eggs In Stuffed Peppers -:

  • 3 sweet bell peppers, red, orange or yellow
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into a large dice, about 2 cups
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • Kosher salt
  • ¼ cup brandy
  • ½ cup Ricotta cheese
  • ¼ cup crumbled Feta cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups prepared marinara sauce
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • get the full recipe —>  Baked Eggs in Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Stuffed Peppers

via Peanut Butter and Peppers

Stuffed Peppers -:

  • 4 Large bell peppers
  • 1 lbs. lean ground beef
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 14oz. can diced tomato’s
  • ½ brown rice
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tsp. Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded (fat free)
  • get the full recipe —> Stuffed Peppers 


via The Garden Grazer

Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers -:

4 large bell peppers
3/4 cup dry quinoa
15 oz. can black beans
1 cup corn (I use frozen, thawed)
2 green onions
2/3 cup salsa
2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
1 1/2 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. smoked paprika
1 tsp. chili powder
Optional additions: chipotle, tomatoes, cilantro, green chiles, garlic powder, hemp hearts
Toppings of choice: guacamole (yum!), salsa, hot sauce, etc.

get the full recipe —> Mexican Stuffed Peppers



Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers -:

  • ounces thinly sliced roast beef
  • slices provolone cheese
  • large green bell peppers
  • medium sweet onion
  • (6 ounce) package baby bella mushrooms
  • tablespoons butter
  • tablespoons olive oil
  • tablespoon garlic, minced
get the full recipe  —> Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers Recipe


via A Spicy Perspective 

Slow Cooker Pizza Stuffed Bell Peppers:

  • 6 small bell peppers, any color
  • 3/4 cup dried orzo
  • 8 ounces Italian sausage
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 14 ounces pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup mini pepperoni
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded Italian blend cheese
get full recipe —> Pizza Stuffed Bell Peppers


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