Beef and Brown Rice Stuffed Peppers

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 25m
Ready In

"These are fantastic stuffed peppers, I've included both the cooking time for the ground beef and the pepper which makes it about 1 hour total -- make these!"

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (278.6 g)
  • Calories 567
  • Total Fat - 30.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 72.9 mg
  • Sodium - 604.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 47.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.4 g
  • Sugars - 6.7 g
  • Protein - 25.8 g
  • Calcium - 130 mg
  • Iron - 7.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degree F. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.

Step 2

Slice each pepper half lengthwise, leaving the stems intact. Remove the seeds and ribs.

Step 3

Heat olive oil in a skillet to medium heat. Add onions, cook for about 2-3 minutes. Next add the ground beef and garlic, salt and pepper. Cook about 10 minutes or until beef if lightly browned.

Step 4

In a separate bowl mix salsa with cooked rice, sour cream and green onions. Add the ground beef mixture and combine thoroughly. Stuff the mixture into each pepper.

Step 5

Place the stuffed peppers in a casserole dish, cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.

Step 6

Remove the foil, sprinkle each pepper with 1/4 cup shredded cheese. Return to oven bake uncovered for 15 more minutes.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Definitely a 5 star recipe! Just enough spice to keep it interesting. I used 2% cottage cheese instead of sour cream. It works really well. Served with niblets corn. Lovely meal thanks Kitten.

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(15 Apr 2013)