Cheesy Stuffed Bell Peppers

16 reviews

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

Very easy

6 minutes

Prep time

25 minutes

Cook time

549 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.

Ground beef

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!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy549 cal.
Fat39 g
Carbohydrates20 g
Protein34 g
Fiber7 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Cheesy Stuffed Bell Peppers" contains 549 Energy, 39 g of Fat, 20 g of Carbohydrates, 34 g of Protein, 7 g of Fiber.

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