By Vicky McDonald
September 02, 2017
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These stuffed vegetable recipes are bursting with flavor and give you a great way to enjoy a hearty dinner all wrapped up in a healthy veggie.

Peppers

These mighty peppers are stuffed with beef, sausage, tomatoes, and rice, and are a delicious, tummy-filling dinner.

Chef John's Stuffed Peppers
Photo by Chef John

This recipes is a great way to enjoy a low-carb version of that Italian classic.

Zucchini

These sausage stuffed zucchinis are topped with breadcrumbs, and cheese, and have the power to convert even the most ardent zucchini-haters.

Stuffed Zucchini
Photo by Naples34102

This slightly fancier version of the stuffed zucchini has prawns and cremini mushrooms, and would be delicious for a dinner party.

Nat's Shrimp and Veggie Stuffed Zucchini
Photo by CookinBug

Squash

You won't taste a better spaghetti squash recipe than this — the combination of turkey, spicy chorizo, and squash is a winner.

Chorizo-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
Photo by KGora

A spicy Moroccan couscous encased in a sweet, juicy squash is what great dinners are made of.

Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash
Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

Tomatoes

This recipe is ideal for when you have a glut of summer tomatoes. Some of our home-cooks add bacon crumbles or grilled shrimp to make it more of a substantial meal.

Stuffed Tomatoes with Grits and Ricotta
Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

These simple stuffed tomatoes are packed with bacon, cheese, and breadcrumbs, and are ready in 40 mins.

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes
Photo by LYNNINMA

Cabbage

Cabbage also makes a great stuffed dinner. This recipe with lamb, rice, and feta takes time to make, but is definitely worth the effort.

Lamb and Rice Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Lamb and Rice Stuffed Cabbage Rolls | Photo by Oksana Seaman

Beef and cabbage all wrapped up in perfectly, delicious packages.

Cabbage Rolls II
Photo by lutzflcat

Eggplant

Eggplant stuffed with eggs, capers, and cheese is southern Italian dish you'll want to try.

Stuffed Eggplant with Capers and Olives
Photo by Buckwheat Queen

Earthy mushrooms, cheese, and breadcrumbs, are a perfect vegetarian filling for eggplants.

Eggplant with Mushroom Stuffing
Photo by mauigirl

Potatoes

Potatoes stuffed with veggies are a great way to add a little more flavor and nutrition.

Garden Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Photo by CC

Or you can just stuff those taters with lots of tasty ingredients like Alfredo sauce and cheese. Just add bacon for a little more indulgence!

Alfredo Cheese Stuffed Potatoes
Photo by Joey Joan