Stuffed Red Peppers

Stuffed peppers with beef and mushrooms.

  • Prep Time 0 Hours 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time 1 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Total Time 1 Hours 45 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • ¼ cup chopped mushrooms, or to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (26 ounce) jar tomato sauce
  • 1 (16 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 6 red bell peppers, tops and seeds removed
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste

Directions

  • Bring brown rice and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, place a cover on the saucepan, and simmer until the rice is tender, about 40 minutes; transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Break ground beef into small pieces and place in the skillet. Add onion, mushrooms, and garlic; cook and stir until the beef is completely browned, 7 to 10 minutes. Mix beef mixture into brown rice.
  • Stir tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and Italian seasoning into the rice mixture and season filling with salt and black pepper.
  • Arrange bell peppers in a baking dish. Spoon filling into bell peppers.
  • Bake in preheated oven until the peppers are tender, about 1 hour. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the stuffed peppers to serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 504.4 calories
  • Carbohydrate Content: 74.3 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 50.2 mg
  • Fat Content: 12.6 g
  • Fiber Content: 8.9 g
  • Protein Content: 24 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4.6 g
  • Serving Size:
  • Sodium Content: 1095 mg
  • Sugar Content: 17.1 g
  • Trans Fat Content:
  • Unsaturated Fat Content: