Ma's Stuffed Bell Peppers

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

My mother's famous stuffed pepper recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the onion and garlic finely and place in a bowl.
  2. Place meat, salt, pepper, and instant rice in the same bowl. mix everything together with hands.
  3. Cut the peppers in half and take out the seeds.
  4. Place the meat mixture in the peppers lightly. What's left over goes into balls.
  5. Put the stuffed peppers into a 9x13 pan and cover the meat with tomato sauce.
  6. Put aluminum foil over and the pan and cook in the oven for 20-25 minutes at 350°F.


Most Helpful

Very bland dish with not much flavor. I had to cook mine for 60 mins. at 350, which is much longer than the stated time for the peppers to be soft and the meat to be cooked all the way through. I may try this again sometime but will add more spices in to give it more flavor. Thanks for posting! Valerie

Mama Smurff July 10, 2008

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