Italian Stuffed Bell Peppers
Print Recipe

Italian Stuffed Bell Peppers

Delicious bell peppers stuffed with ground beef and rice.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Servings: 6


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ cup uncooked white rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 green bell peppers
  • 2 (8 ounccans tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place the rice and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Heat a large skillet over medium-heat. Add the ground beef and cook while breaking up into chunks with a spoon or spatula until browned.
  • Remove and discard the tops, seeds and membranes from the bell peppers. Arrange on a baking sheet so that the top is facing up.
  • In a bowl combine browned beef, cooked rice, 1 can tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper. Spoon an equal amount of the mixture into each pepper. Mix the remaining tomato sauce and Italian seasoning in a bowl and pour over the peppers.
  • Bake for 1 hour until the peppers are tender. During the last few minutes of cooking top the peppers with shredded mozzarella cheese. Bake until the cheese has melted.