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Dirty Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers

Dirty Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers are filled with a hearty and flavorful mix of ground beef, rice and vegetables. It's a perfect easy meal.
Calories 444kcal


  • 6 medium bell peppers
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 cups of dirty rice (recipe in the notes)
  • ΒΌ cup diced green onions


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Carefully add the bell peppers and let them cook for five minutes. Immediately remove them from the hot water and drain them well.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Pour one cup of water into the bottom of a 9 x 12 x 13-inch baking dish.
  • Arrange the peppers so they are standing upright in the baking dish. Brush the inside of the peppers with olive oil. Sprinkle in a little salt and pepper. 
  • Fill the pepper cavities all the way to the top with the dirty rice. 
  • Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil. Bake peppers for 35 minutes, then remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes until the top is golden.
  • Let the peppers cool for 10-15 minutes before serving. Garnish the tops with sliced green onions.


Serving: 1pepper | Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9.6g | Trans Fat: 0.8g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 494mg | Potassium: 937mg | Fiber: 5.4g | Sugar: 8.2g | Vitamin A: 1450IU | Vitamin C: 200.5mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 4mg