Stuffed Peppers My Way


These stuffed peppers are filled with Arborio rice, tomatoes, green onions, and feta cheese, then roasted to perfection.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 stuffed peppers


  • 1 cup water

  • ½ cup uncooked Arborio rice

  • 2 green bell peppers, halved and seeded

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

  • 1 tomato, diced

  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.

  2. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in rice. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

    Rice after water has been soaked up.

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  3. Meanwhile, place peppers cut-side down on the prepared baking sheet. Roast in the preheated oven until tender and skin begins to brown, 25 to 30 minutes.

    Peppers placed cut side down and roasted until skin is browned and blistered.

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  4. While peppers are roasting, heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir onions, basil, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper in oil for 2 to 3 minutes.

    Seasonings cooking in oil for a few minutes.

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  5. Stir in tomato and cook for 5 minutes. Spoon in cooked rice and stir until heated through.

    Tomatoes and rice added to skillet.

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  6. Remove from heat, mix in feta cheese, and spoon mixture into pepper halves.

    Feta added to mixture and then spooned into pepper halves.

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  7. Return peppers to the oven until warmed through, about 5 minutes.

    a low angle super close cup view looking into a stuffed green bell pepper


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

385 Calories
15g Fat
53g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 385
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 1595mg 69%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 107mg 536%
Calcium 247mg 19%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 463mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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