Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers





  • 1.start by cooking the rice with the vegetable stock, and set that aside.
  • 2.slice your bell peppers(you can use red or green) in half vertically and scoop out the insides.Place the six pieces into a baking pan or dish that has been sprayed with pam spray or oil.
  • 2.Next start cutting your veggies.finely chop the 1/2 of onion,celery,carrot and the whole zuchini.Add to your pan with oil on low heat. Iike to chop my veggies fine so that my Bf and father dont notice them.This is a great trick to get kids eating veggies.
  • 3.Sautee the veggies till there at a soft stage.
  • 4.Now add your can of tomatoes,2 cups tomato sauce,ketchup.Chop your garlic up fine and throw that in there also.
  • 5.Turn heat up to medium and mix everything together really well.
  • 6.Now you can add your basil,oregano,bay leaf,pesto,salt,and pepper. keep stirring everything until the veggies and tomatoes are nice and soft.
  • 7.add your cooked rice to the pan.mix everything together well.Now you can grate the cheese and add 1/2 cup to the the rice mix,keep stirring till everythings combined.
  • 8.Preheat your oven to 375 degree. Spoon the rice mixture into each of the pepper halves,make them nice and full.
  • 9.Pour remaining sauce over all the peppers and sprinkle the remaining cheese allover the top.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted.