Spiced Beef Stuffed Bell Peppers

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 55 mins

An updated, easy recipe. The coloured peppers look festive. From the Beef Information Centre.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut tops from peppers; discard seeds and membranes.
  2. Chop enough of the tops to make 1/2 cup.
  3. In lightly oiled skillet, cook beef, chopped peppers, onion, carrot, and garlic, until no longer pink.
  4. Remove from heat and drain fat, if any.
  5. Stir in rice, seasonings, salt, 1/2 cup tomato sauce.
  6. Spoon evenly into peppers.
  7. Place upright in shallow baking dish, large enough to hold peppers in single layer and pour remaining sauce around peppers.
  8. Cover tightly and bake at 350°F.
  9. for 45-50 minutes or until peppers are tender-crisp.


Most Helpful

We liked these as a good weekday dinner. I put some slices of Gruyere cheese on top... that was ok, but I think it would be better with a softer cheese like white cheddar or monteray jack. Thanks for posting : )

Smilyn July 04, 2004

These are spicy, if you prefer less kick, cut the chili powder in half. I doubled the filling ingredients,(for 5 whole peppers) as we like our peppers meaty, and omitted the carrots. I substituted tomato soup for the tomato sauce. If you prefer a softer pepper, pre-cook in boiling water for 3-5 minutes.

Martina August 16, 2003

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