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Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers recipe with sausage and mozzarella cheese.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy dinner, stuffed peppers
Servings: 6
Calories: 260kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 bell peppers
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 14oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1lb Italian sausage
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pepper and sriracha to taste
  • 1 cup rice

Instructions

  • Cook rice according to packaging.
  • Add oil to a skillet set to medium heat. Dice 1/2 small onion and cooke to soften.
  • Add 4 minced garlic cloves and 1 lb Italian sausage. Fully cook and discard fat.
  • In a large baking dish take your tomatoes and add the can juices to the bottom.
  • Add the diced tomatoes to the sausage, along with oregano, basil, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  • Combine cooked rice with sausage mixture.
  • Slice peppers in half.
  • Fill with rice mixture and top with mozzarella.
  • Lightly cover with tin foil and place in preheated oven at 425° for 25 minutes. Remove tin foil and bake an additional 5 minutes.
  • Top with salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

Add black beans and or cumin for an added kick. 
*The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will very based on different brands of ingredients.

Nutrition

Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 467mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1999IU | Vitamin C: 78mg | Calcium: 123mg | Iron: 1mg