10 Super Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipes

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3/7/2013 6:00 PM   :  18 comments   :  297,462 Views

Are you looking for new ways to eliminate unhealthy ingredients and add more healthy ingredients to your recipes? Stuffed Bell Peppers are a fun way just to do that. A large size bell pepper has about 50 calories and is loaded with folate, magnesium, copper, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, and potassium. Use peppers in place of high calorie wraps that have very little nutritional value. For an added bonus, stuff your peppers nutritional storehouses like beans, lentils, whole grains, finely chopped veggies and lean meats. Top it off with a puréed vegetable sauce for added flavor. Keep yourself healthy with these 10 super stuffed pepper recipes. 
 

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Who says you have to serve fajitas in a flour tortilla? Instead of serving peppers in the fajitas, I serve fajitas in a roasted pepper!
 
CALORIES: 339.1  |  FAT: 9.9g  |  PROTEIN: 31.8g  |  CARBS: 30.5g  |  FIBER: 7.4g
 

Stuffed Bell Peppers


This stuffed bell pepper recipe is really delicious and uses brown rice for added flavor. 

CALORIES: 296.2  |  FAT: 8.6g  |  PROTEIN: 24.4g  |  CARBS: 30.9g  |  FIBER: 4.2g

 

Slow-Cooker Stuffed Bell Peppers


Call on the convenience of your slow-cooker with this healthy recipe.
 
CALORIES: 241.4  |  FAT: 7.5g  |  PROTEIN: 21.6g  |  CARBS: 22.3g  |  FIBER: 2.4g
 

Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa, Spinach and Feta Cheese


A complete vegetarian recipe high in protein and fiber.
 
CALORIES: 196.1  |  FAT: 4.9g  |  PROTEIN: 9g  |  CARBS: 33.6g  |  FIBER: 6.1g
 

Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers


Creamy melt-in-your-mouth peppers are the perfect start to any meal. 
 
CALORIES: 342.1  |  FAT: 24.1g  |  PROTEIN: 18.3g  |  CARBS: 15.8g  |  FIBER: 4g
 

Couscous and Chicken, Feta stuffed Red Peppers


Create a fun flavorful dish with your leftover chicken. 


CALORIES: 384.9  |  FAT: 4.6g  |  PROTEIN: 24.9g  |  CARBS: 65.1g  |  FIBER: 10.7g
 

Pulled Pork Stuffed Peppers


A perfect way to use leftover pulled-pork and it’s a healthier way to enjoy barbeque.
 
CALORIES: 241.2  |  FAT: 12.1g  |  PROTEIN: 13.2g  |  CARBS: 19.6g  |  FIBER: 2.6g
 

Vegan Stuffed Peppers with Black Beans, Mushrooms, and Quinoa


One of my favorite vegan recipes packed with protein.
 
CALORIES: 452.6  |  FAT: 11g  |  PROTEIN: 18.5g  |  CARBS: 75.6g  |  FIBER: 18.5g

 

Bell Peppers Stuffed with Israeli Couscous and Lentils



CALORIES: 256.9  |  FAT: 4.2g  |  PROTEIN: 11.8g  |  CARBS: 45.2g  |  FIBER: 9.5g

What are your favorite ingredients for stuffed peppers? Which of these recipes do you look forward to trying?

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Comments

  • 18
    Actually, I have never eaten stuffed peppers. However, I plan to cook them tomorrow for dinner. Bon appetit!! - 1/18/2014   7:11:53 PM
  • 17
    How timely ... I picked up bell peppers yesterday! - 9/9/2013   10:25:21 AM
  • RENATA144
    16
    Yummy !!! - 4/30/2013   8:39:44 PM
  • 15
    I hate to cook. - 4/9/2013   2:55:33 PM
  • 14
    I made the crockpot stuffed peppers last week and swapped the beef for ground chicken. They were delicious but next time I need to add more spices. I thought I added enough but I didn't. I'm on a hot sauce kick so, I added it when I ate them. - 3/28/2013   12:14:21 PM
  • 13
    beautiful photos--I'll be stuffing today! - 3/21/2013   10:04:53 AM
  • 12
    I could eat a different stuffed pepper every day of the week! AWESOME! - 3/9/2013   9:59:20 AM
  • 11
    Any of these would be good. I had never thought abt stuffing other ingredients into the peppers. What a great idea. - 3/8/2013   3:04:43 PM
  • LILYOFVALEE
    10
    These are great, but there are only nine listed. How do I get the tenth recipe? - 3/8/2013   2:03:52 PM
  • 9
    I can't wait to try these. - 3/8/2013   10:46:27 AM
  • 8
    Bell peppers are often inexpensive at my market. - 3/8/2013   8:59:18 AM
  • 123ELAINE456
    7
    The Recipes sounds great. Have not had a Stuffed Pepper for Years. Will have to try these Recipes sometime soon whem Peppers come into Season. God Blessings to Everyone. Have a Wonderful Week. Take Care. - 3/8/2013   3:15:22 AM
  • 6
    These recipes look great! I haven't made stuffed peppers in quite a while but I'm ready to start again. The quinoa, spinach and feta cheese sounds delicious. Would really like to try the black bean one also. I have to get on the ball and put some variety in my cooking! Thanks for the blog! :))) - 3/8/2013   1:01:27 AM
  • 5
    beautiful pictures, I'm inspired to try some of these recipes and expand my use of peppers - 3/8/2013   12:53:08 AM
  • 4
    These all look yummy.
    The idea of using peppers instead of tortillas sounds like a good idea.
    Definitely will try the fajita peppers and some of the others as well. - 3/7/2013   9:09:29 PM
  • 3
    They all sound so good. - 3/7/2013   8:11:35 PM
  • 2
    These look great ... will defintely try.

    SP, just a suggestion, when sharing several recipes like the 10 best of ... perhaps putting them in pdf form. This way SPmembers can downloaded in one click instead of click each individual recipe. Just a thought.

    ;)
    gracias - 3/7/2013   8:09:22 PM
  • 1
    Oh, you missed one of the BEST Sparkrecipes: Black Bean, Mushroom, and Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers! It is incredibly tasty. I sometimes use poblano peppers instead of bell peppers--really great! - 3/7/2013   6:37:36 PM

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