Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers

A classic American dish (and a Peggy’s Restaurant favorite) that you don’t often find in restaurants (unless it is a cafeteria) is stuffed bell peppers. They are basically a sort of meatloaf stuffed into bell peppers and baked in the oven. Done right, they’ll make your mouth water.

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers
A classic American dish you don't often find in restaurants.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 5


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion medium
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 can tomato sauce (15 oz)
  • 5 lg green bell peppers
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (optional)


  • Brown ground beef in skillet, stirring until crumbly; drain.
  • Add onion, rice, garlic salt, salt, pepper and half the tomato sauce.
  • Mix well.
  • Slice tops from peppers; discard seeds.
  • Spoon ground beef mixture into peppers.
  • Place in baking dish.
  • Top with cheese (if desired) and remaining tomato sauce.
  • Bake, covered, at 375 degrees for 50 minutes.
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Libby Hartley

I absolutely love Mama Peggy’s recipes thank you so much. I wish I would have had the privilege to have met this wonderful Lady. God Bless everyone who has put all her stories and recipes on her page it’s wonderful I purchased her Cook Book which is the only one anyone would ever need in their Kitchen it has all the great Country Cooking anyone would want! Thanks again Sincerely a Fan

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