Just Stuff It! 10 Twists on Stuffed Peppers

By Jeanette Morelan on April 5, 2016

The bright, fresh flavor of mild peppers makes them an ideal vessel for all your favorite fixins. To get your wheels spinning in a new direction, we’ve gathered 10 takes on stuffed peppers that have taken off on social media. Good eats, guaranteed.


Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

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A southwestern-style combo of quinoa, corn, beans, tomatoes, and chiles are stuffed inside bell peppers and topped with cheese blend for a satisfying (and totally meat-free) meal.

Damn Delicious


Black Bean, Sweet Potato, and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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Sweet potato and protein-packed black beans make this stuffed pepper recipe extra hearty.

Ambitious Kitchen


Crockpot Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Make this healthy dish even easier by opting to use your slow cooker. Simply prepare the ground beef and rice filling, stuff, cover, and cook!

Family Fresh Meals


Low-Carb Stuffed Peppers with Turkey Italian Sausage, Ground Beef, and Mozzarella

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Not only are these peppers naturally low-carb, they also freeze well—so prep a big batch on the weekend for effortless weeknight dinners.

Kalyn's Kitchen


Lazy Chiles Rellenos

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For all of the flavor of the Mexican classic with half the work, prepare this spicy, cheesy, chile relleno-inspired casserole.

The Pioneer Woman


Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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Get your whole grains with these quinoa-stuffed peppers, speckled with spinach and black beans for added protein.

Vegetarian Times


Three Ingredient Mini Stuffed Peppers

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These spicy, cheesy bites make an ideal party appetizer.

A Spicy Perspective


Mr. John's Meat Stuffed Bell Peppers

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A combo of ground beef and pork make these stuffed peppers a meat-lover's dream.

Emeril Lagasse


Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

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Start your day on the right foot with a batch of peppers stuffed with eggs, cheese, spinach, and bacon.

The Recipe Rebel


Meaty Bison and Mushroom Stuffed Peppers

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Mix up your stuffed pepper game with ground bison, hearty mushrooms, and whole-grain farro.

The Lemon Bowl