Stuffed Peppers for Two

Caregory : Dinner Ideas

These stuffed peppers are full of ground beef, rice and cheese. Feel free to customize with ground turkey or chicken instead.


    • 2 medium green peppers
    • 1/2 pound ground beef
    • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce, divided
    • 1/4 cup uncooked instant rice
    • 3 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese, divided
    • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
    • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 large egg, beaten


    1. Cut tops off peppers and discard; remove seeds. Blanch peppers in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water; set aside.
    2. In a bowl, combine beef, 1/4 cup tomato sauce, rice, 2 tablespoons cheese, onion, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and egg; mix well. Stuff the peppers; place in an ungreased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Pour the remaining tomato sauce over peppers. Cover and bake at 350° for 45-60 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and peppers are tender.
    3. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; return to the oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.