Stuffed Baked Peppers Recipe

An appetizing, appealing, colorful stuffed pepper recipe


4 peppers, red or yellow or both, tops cut off, remove the seeds and membrane
1 cup rice - cooked
1/2 pound lean ground beef
1 540 ml can of tomato sauce
1 540 ml can of mixed bean blend
1 onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley *optional
Cheese for topping. Your choice of favorites.


Saute the onion over med. heat until translucent.

Add the lean ground beef and cook until there is no pink.

Add tomato sauce, beans, and simmer 15-20 minutes.

Stir in the cooked rice and cilantro.

Stuff the raw peppers with the rice filling and top with cheese.

Put into a baking dish, cover with aluminum foil.

Bake at 350 degrees F (180C) for 30 minutes.

Remove the foil

Cook an additional 10-15 minutes or until the cheese slightly browns.