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Classic Stuffed Peppers

A classic comfort food meal
Prep Time25 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Course: Main, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: classic stuffed peppers, one-pan stuffed peppers, stovetop stuffed peppers
Servings: 8
Calories: 454kcal


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 2 tbs finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 cup soft breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 4 medium bell peppers sliced in half lengthwise seeds and veins removed


  • 1 can tomato soup
  • 1/2 can milk or water
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp basil
  • 1/8 tsp oregano


  • Mix the ground beef, onion, cooked rice, breadcrumbs, cheese, eggs, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Divide mixture equally between the 8 bell pepper halves.
  • Add the sauce ingredients to a large deep skillet or dutch oven; stir to combine.
  • Place peppers in pan with the sauce. Heat over medium heat until the sauce begins to bubble. Reduce heat tp lpw, cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until the center of the meat reaches 160F/80C/
  • Nice served with noodles or over mashed potatoes.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 454kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 576mg | Potassium: 477mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 423IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 161mg | Iron: 3mg