Cheesy Stuffed Bell Peppers

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There are so many fun ways to prepare bell peppers, but our all-time favorite is stuffed-style!


6 minutes

Prep time

25 minutes

Cook time

525 cal.

Per serving


Oven, Stovetop, Frying pan, Baking dish


Bell pepper (assorted)

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Rinse the bell peppers & slice off the tops. Gently remove the seeds, keeping the peppers intact. Add the peppers to a baking dish & roast in the oven for 15 min.


Step 2

Rinse & dice the tomato.


Step 3

Rinse & dice the zucchini.

Olive oil

Step 4

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add zucchini & tomatoes. Season with salt & sauté for 4-5 min.

Beef (ground)

Step 5

Add in the ground beef & taco seasoning. Cook the meat for 4-5 min, breaking it into small pieces with the spatula. Remove from the heat once it's mostly cooked.

Cheddar (shredded)

Step 6

Add half the shredded cheese to the meat mixture. Stir to combine.

Bell pepper (assorted)
Cheddar (shredded)

Step 7

Remove the roasted peppers from the oven. Scoop the cheesy meat mix into each pepper. Top with the remaining cheese. Bake in the oven at 400°F for 10 min, until the cheese is nicely melted.

Sour cream
Cilantro (fresh)

Step 8

Serve the stuffed peppers with a dollop of sour cream & fresh cilantro (both optional) Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy525 cal.
Fat36 g
Carbohydrates19 g
Protein34 g
Fiber7 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Cheesy Stuffed Bell Peppers" contains 525 Energy, 36 g of Fat, 19 g of Carbohydrates, 34 g of Protein, 7 g of Fiber.

Cheesy Stuffed Bell Peppers
Very easy