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Vegetable-Stuffed Peppers

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 8-1/4 hours

Makes

6 servings

I like to mix things up and make meatless main dishes for a change of pace. This one has become a monthly mainstay for my family. Fill green peppers with a flavorful combination of cooked rice, kidney beans, corn and onions. —Sandra Allen, Austin, Texas
Vegetable-Stuffed Peppers Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 medium green peppers

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, beans, rice, 1-1/2 cups cheese, corn, onion, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, pepper and salt. Remove and discard tops and seeds of green peppers. Fill each pepper with about 1 cup vegetable mixture. Place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  2. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover and cook 15 minutes longer or until peppers are tender and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 stuffed pepper: 342 calories, 11g fat (8g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 550mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 8g fiber), 17g protein.

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