Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

Try using red, yellow, as well as green peppers for a nice presentation. What makes this recipe interesting are the spices--chili pepper and a hint of ground cloves. Sounds strange, but it's delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut tops off peppers. With sharp knife, remove white membrane inside peppers. Wash and pat dry.
  2. Arrange peppers in baking pan. If one is uneven, slice a bit off the bottom to allow it to stand freely.
  3. Brown ground beef with onions and garlic.
  4. Add seasonings, tomatoes, and rice. Blend well. If too soupy, cook until some juice is cooked off.
  5. Stuff peppers.
  6. Bake 350 for 45 minutes.


Most Helpful

This was my mothers favorite although left out the clove an chili powder. She instead added a can of corn and topped it off with croutons sauted in butter which got nice and crunchy on top. I made this as a casserole by chopping in my peppers.

mzfitz40 January 06, 2009

These are good! I liked the suggestion of cutting off the bottoms to make them sit up straight. I put the bottoms inside the pepper so there was no hole and the stuffing wouldn't run out while cooking. I had enough stuffing to stuff my pepper tops for mini stuffed peppers! I used Muir Glen fire roasted diced tomatoes and this gave it even more flavor!! Thanks for this great stuffed pepper recipe!

Chef*Lee June 05, 2008

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