Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers


These are slow-cooked stuffed peppers. Red or yellow bell peppers can be used instead of green. Italian diced tomatoes can be used in place of fire-roasted if desired.

close up view of Slow Cooker Stuffed green Peppers on a white plate
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 25 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes

  • 1 cup cooked rice

  • 2 tablespoons ketchup

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 6 green bell peppers, tops and seeds removed (reserve tops)

  • cup water


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.

    Overhead shot of a pan with browned meat cooking for stuffed peppers

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  2. Mix ground beef, tomatoes, rice, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and black pepper together in a bowl.

    A mixing bowl with rice, tomatoes, and ground beef being stirred for stuffed peppers, shot from above

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  3. Stuff each green bell pepper with ground beef mixture.

    Overhead shot of a green pepper being stuffed with filling

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  4. Arrange stuffed bell peppers in the crock of a slow cooker; place the reserved tops back onto each bell pepper. Pour water around the base of each stuffed bell pepper.

    Overhead shot of a slow cooker filled with stuffed green peppers, ready to be cooked

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  5. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.

    Overhead shot of a slow cooker filled with cooked stuffed green peppers

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    Side view of stuffed green peppers on a plate

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

233 Calories
11g Fat
19g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 233
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 295mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 97mg 483%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 411mg 9%

* 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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