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Get Your Fill with These 7 Stuffed Pepper Recipes

A platter of Zesty Feta-Stuffed Mini Peppers, a pizza stuffed pepper in a bowl, and a platter full of Greek Orzo stuffed peppers.
Two Purple Figs/A Spicy Perspective/Half-Baked Harvest

Whether they’re filled with meat, tomatoes, or rice, stuffed peppers are a real crowd-pleaser. They’re also versatile enough to make a whole meal and healthy, to boot! So, it’s time to get busy stuffing with one (or all) of these delicious recipes.

Bell peppers make an excellent addition to any healthy lifestyle or diet. They’re rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and carotenoids, which are good for the eyes. Whether you make them as an appetizer for a party, or a weeknight dinner for the whole family, any of these delicious recipes will tick both the tasty and healthy boxes.

Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers

Two Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers.
Dinner Then Dessert

Corn, beans, salsa, and enchilada sauce all flawlessly complement one another in this Tex-Mex stuffed peppers recipe. Easy to make and serve, these make the perfect lunch or perfect side on Taco Tuesday.

You can make this versatile dish in the microwave, slow-cooker, oven, or even on the stove top. You can also swap the ground beef for chicken, turkey, or pork.

Enjoy them with a side of sour cream, guac, and crunchy tortilla chips.

Greek Orzo Stuffed Peppers

Red bell peppers stuffed with orzo, Greek olives, feta cheese, lemon, and basil on a white plate.
Half-Baked Harvest

For those who love all things Greek, this recipe screams, “Amazing!”

Kalamata olives, roasted pine nuts, pepperoncini, and feta cheese just four of the ingredients that create this perfect, palate-friendly meal. What truly makes this recipe stand out is the lemon basil, cherry tomatoes combined with the orzo, garlic, and other vibrant ingredients.

Every bite of this meal is both satisfying and extraordinarily fresh.

Keto Stuffed Jalapeño Pepper Poppers

Cream cheese jalapeno popper peppers topped with bacon bits.
Wholesome Yum

Never fear, Keto folks! We’ve found a recipe for you, too! Whether you need a yummy party appetizer, or you’re looking for a delicious addition to your Sunday night meal, this recipe is perfect. And just try saying “jalapeño pepper poppers” fast, 10 times in a row.

Stuffed with cream cheese, bacon, garlic, and green onions, you’ll fall in love with these delicious, spicy treats. You can make them fresh or ahead of time, and then freeze them for later—piquanté peppers taste fantastic either way.

Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Two poblano peppers filled with shredded chicken and cheese.
Healthy Recipes

Poblano peppers have a mild-to-medium heat, and pair perfectly with shredded chicken. This recipe is super healthy and full of fresh ingredients you (or your guests) will love.

If you aren’t a fan of spicy foods, you can sub out the poblano for sweet bell peppers. Either way, you can use the same shredded chicken filling. Many who’ve tried this recipe recommend serving it with salsa and sour cream. If you love Mexican-inspired dishes, then give this recipe a go.

Zesty Feta-Stuffed Mini Peppers

Feta Stuffed mini peppers on a white cutting board.
Two Purple Figs

Here’s another tasty treat that can be enjoyed as an appetizer, but doesn’t boast the same spicy kick as some of our other selections. The recipe author uses mini sweet bell peppers stuffed with a delicious vegetarian filling and all the Mediterranean flavors you love.

Sour cream, feta cheese, green chilies, and Greek olives are just a few of the tasty ingredients that make their way into these mini peppers. Everyone will enjoy the vibrant colors and flavors of these pretty peppers.

Pizza Slow-Cooker Stuffed Peppers

Four red bell peppers stuffed with pizza flavored ingredients and topped with melted cheese and pepperoni.
A Spicy Perspective

Everyone loves pizza, which is what makes this recipe really stand out. While many versions of pizza don’t cut it in comparison to the real deal, these stuffed peppers certainly do. Oh, and did we mention, your slow cooker does most of the work here?

The orzo and Italian sausage work together to provide a hearty texture, while the cheese, sauce, and pepperoni give these that pizza flair. If you’ve got some picky eaters who would rather have pizza every night, this is one way you can grant their wish!

Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Three Quinoa and Black Bean-Stuffed Peppers.
Edwina Clark

If Meatless Monday is a regular occasion in your home, then you’ll be happy to see this recipe made our list. Each bite is full of that ever-popular superfood, quinoa, and it’s also oh, so satisfying!

Within 30 minutes, you’ll have a meal that’s tasty, wholesome, and comforting, as well. Everyone will especially enjoy this veggie-packed meal with some melted cheddar cheese on top.

Emilee Unterkoefler Emilee Unterkoefler
Emilee Unterkoefler is a freelance food writer, hiking enthusiast, and mama with over ten years of experience working in the food industry. Read Full Bio »

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