The secret to making your most delicious Stuffed Bell Peppers ever!
There isn’t much not to love about Stuffed Bell Peppers. Make a filling of whatever you like, be it spicy mexican, loaded entirely with veggies or something like these Ground Beef Stuffed Bell Peppers. Then simply fill up your peppers, top ’em with cheese if you like (and I definitely like!) and toss in the oven until their bubbling hot. They’re your main course and side dishes all in one which means simple prep and only one pan to clean!
I make a homemade sauce to top my Stuffed Bell Peppers with. It’s one of my go-to Italian sauce recipes that I use for all kind of things (even just to top mashed potatoes). You could easily sub your favorite jarred pasta sauce in its place to keep things even simpler. I also choose to grind my own beef, which might seem extravagant but it only takes a couple of minutes with my KitchenAid attachment and cleanup is a breeze. I like knowing that my ground beef is just that – ground beef – without fillers. I just buy whatever quality beef is on sale and take it from there. It definitely helps take my Stuffed Bell Peppers up a couple of delicious notches!
I also like to double the filling whenever I make this dish. It’s simple to freeze the extras so I can make it when I’m in one of those “I don’t feel like cooking” moods. The sauce freezes well, too, so go for them both to make it super simple on yourself. Then all you’ll have to do is fill your bell peppers:
Top with your sauce:
Add some cheese and bake!
I like to use a pretty baking dish that will go straight from oven-to-table and several colors of peppers to turn this delicious dish into something gorgeous. I have a few Stuffed Bell Peppers variations that I’ll be posting for you, including a spicy Mexican version that is knock-your-socks-off good (and easy)!