Fiesta Stuffed Peppers

Fiesta Stuffed Peppers

Lisa M 0

"I don't really care for stuffed green peppers, but I have found that I really like them with yellow, orange, or red peppers. The salsa gives these an added kick. If desired, you can sprinkle with grated cheese during the last 10 or 15 minutes of cooking."


1 h 15 m servings 302 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 302 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 26.5 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 109 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 717 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  2. In a bowl, mix the cooked rice, beef, onion, egg, salt, and 1/2 cup salsa. Stuff orange, yellow, and red bell pepper halves with equal amounts of the rice mixture. Arrange pepper halves in the baking dish, and top with remaining salsa.
  3. Bake uncovered 1 hour in the preheated oven, until peppers are soft and filling has reached a minimum temperature of 160 degrees F (72 degrees C).


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 125 Ratings


This was such a good meal. The meat mixture is like a mini meatloaf. Trying to find nice "pepper boats" to hold the goodies was a challenge at the produce market, but the meat mixture stayed ...

Tasty. I actually cooked the meat first (because I didn't read the directions right) so I only had to bake them for 30 minutes. I also topped them with cheese and then added more salsa and a li...

Excellent! Although I made a few changes. I used small yellow, orange and red peppers (appetizer style), 1lb of meat, more salsa, and instead of white rice, I cooked up a mexican rice dish (you ...