Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Stuffed Peppers...

I have always wanted to make stuffed peppers and am not sure why I hadn't already done so. So when I came across this recipe I knew it was time. 
And so easy, you have got to try it.

{Here is how mind turned out}


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked Arborio rice
  • 2 green bell peppers, halved and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in the rice. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat, and set aside.
  3. Place the peppers cut-side down on the prepared baking sheet. Roast 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until tender and skin starts to brown.
  4. While the peppers are roasting, heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the onions, basil, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper in oil for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the tomato, and cook for 5 minutes. Spoon in the cooked rice, and stir until heated through. Remove from heat, mix in the feta cheese, and spoon the mixture into the pepper halves.
  5. Return to the oven for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.


Jenni said...

thats look yummy! ive been wanting to make stuffed peppers. thanks for the recipe!

are you still doing the no-meat diet? hows it going?

Sharstin said...

yum!! I have never made these before--but they look and sound delish~

Nikki said...

It has been years since I have made stuffed peppers, these look great! I may have to give this recipe a try.

micah @ the yellow front door said...

i love stuffed peppers... my mouth is watering just looking at that picture :)

Rhiannon Nicole said...

Oh you go girl! :)

Cate O'Malley said...

They look so cute - love the addition of feta - yum!

Jesse said...

Jenni, the no meat diet has been a bit of a struggle lately. Although I have had no red meat, I have had a bit of chicken. I'm not stressing over it. Just taking it a day at a time. =) Thanks for asking.

shari @ little blue deer said...

Hi Jesse! Yum! I like to stuff thinly sliced prosciutto into those round red and green cherry peppers, and top off with a thick slice of mozzerella, cut in a circle! Love your blog (I love DIY), I'm a new follower! Cheers!

BC said...

Ooooh! Hubby would LOVE this, thanks for posting!

Haven and Home said...

Why do I always read these great recipes when I am hungry!!!!

Deliciously Organized said...

I've been looking for a good stuffed pepper recipe! I'm so trying this one...

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