Italian Stuffed Bell Peppers

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

A tasty twist on ground beef stuffed bell peppers. You won't believe how simple but GOOD these are. The red peppers (to us) are the best.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 -4 bell peppers, cut in half and seeded (red, green or yellow)
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 (14 ounce) jarof your favorite spaghetti sauce
  • 12 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1 12 cups French-fried onions, divided
  • 14 cup sliced or chopped black olives
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, any kind
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce


  1. Brown ground beef in large skillet and drain.
  2. Stir in spaghetti sauce, rice, 3/4 cup onions, olives and hot sauce.
  3. Stuff each pepper until meat sauce gone.
  4. Place cut side up in lined 13x9 inch pan.
  5. Bake covered for 35 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven.
  7. Top with the rest of fried onions, then shredded cheese.
  8. Return to oven, uncovered, and bake until golden brown and cheese melted,~5 more minutes.
  9. ENJOY.


Most Helpful

we really liketihs dish it was easy to make. i have to comments to make oven temp.350 water bath the peppers until a little tender drain well then stuff them.

jameskoath June 14, 2006

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