Unstuffed Bell Pepper Skillet

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by shelbyrose

We love the traditional stuffed bell pepper dish. In fact, I have a stuffed pepper recipe already posted. Last night however, I didn't want to go thru all the work of stuffing the two large peppers I had on hand, so I decided to wing it and simplify it. The following is what I came up with and is not only delicious but effortless.

Top Review by 4jboutwells

I also use this recipe when I don't want to stuff the peppers and we call it exploded peppers! I don't use parmesean and I add a couple heaping tablespoons of sourkraut which gives it a zing. My family loves it so much it has become a regular.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown ground meat and onion.
  2. Drain. Season with salt, pepper, garlic and Italian seasoning.
  3. Add crushed tomatoes and green pepper.
  4. Cover and simmer until peppers are tender crisp (approx. 20 minutes).
  5. Serve over cooked rice.
  6. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

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