8 Recipes You'll Want to Try if You Love Stuffed Peppers
Stuffed bell peppers are a timeless, delicious dinner no matter the time of year. Hearty and flavorful, and usually packed with plenty of filling rice and gooey cheese, they're a family favorite. But if you don't have time or can't put in the effort to prep these stuffed veggies tonight, you can still enjoy all the taste with these unstuffed recipes. Bell pepper soups and casseroles take out the extra step of stuffing and still create a wow-worthy meal.
Stuffed Green Pepper Soup
Packed with beef, brown rice, tomatoes, and (of course) bell peppers, this soup is stick-to-your-ribs good. Best part? According to reviews the leftovers taste even better the next day.
Meaty Stuffed Pepper Casserole
Recipe creator rebeccahayden87 shares, "My husband loves this casserole; he has nicknamed it 'meat mountain.'" With the recipe featuring Italian sausage and beef baked up in a green pepper and tomato sauce, covered with layers of cheese, we can't blame him.
Grandma Earhart's Pepper Pot Casserole
Chopped bell peppers, tomatoes, and pork sausage are all tossed together with egg noodles and cheese for this easy pasta bake. Reviewer Molly says, "The house smelled great while it was baking."
Stuffed Pepper Soup I
Take all your favorite stuffed pepper ingredients, toss them in a pot, and dinner is served. This version has pre-cooked rice, so it's an excellent way to use up leftovers.
Keto Stuffed Pepper Casserole
This low-carb spin on stuffed peppers is a decadent and rich casserole that everyone is sure to love. Cauliflower florets take the place of rice to keep it keto-friendly.
Stuffed Pepper Soup IV
"An easy soup that tastes like stuffed peppers," says recipe creator Kate. "A full meal in one bowl and is great with warm bread and a salad!"
Vegetarian Deconstructed Peppers
This vegetarian version of the stuffed pepper casserole gets a kick of flavor from taco seasoning. Beyond Meat acts as an excellent substitute to ground beef.
Unstuffed Bell Peppers
A trio of bell peppers — green, orange, and red — are included in this colorful casserole. Layered up with hearty beef, fluffy rice, and a savory tomato sauce, it's an easy way to get picky eaters to enjoy veggies.