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Prepare to embark on a taste adventure with our Stuffed Pepper Casserole recipe! We’ve taken the classic stuffed pepper concept and reimagined it into a convenient and utterly satisfying casserole. Picture layers of vibrant bell peppers, perfectly seasoned ground beef, fluffy rice, and a symphony of savory spices, all smothered in a generous blanket of melted cheese. This casserole is not just a meal; it’s a fusion of comfort and innovation that promises to satisfy both your appetite and your craving for classic flavors.

Exciting Story: Let me share a tale of culinary creativity and hearty goodness – the story of our Stuffed Pepper Casserole. It all started with the desire to capture the essence of traditional stuffed peppers in a more accessible format. As the casserole emerged from the oven, the air filled with the irresistible aroma of peppers and spices. With the first bite, it was clear that this dish was a game-changer. The nostalgia of stuffed peppers met the convenience of a casserole, becoming an instant family favorite and a conversation starter at gatherings.

Why This Stuffed Pepper Casserole: Unveiling Why This Recipe is a Must-Try Flavor Fusion!

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Modern Comfort: Experience the warmth of a classic dish with a modern twist. This casserole brings the essence of stuffed peppers to your table with a fresh approach.
Layered Indulgence: Delight in the layers of tender bell peppers, succulent ground beef, rice, and rich cheese that meld together in every forkful.
Effortless Elegance: Elevate your weeknight dinners with a dish that’s as visually appealing as it is delicious – without the fuss of traditional stuffing.
Family Reunion: Recreate the comfort of family dinners and evoke memories of childhood flavors with this innovative take on a beloved dish.
Savory Symphony: Experience the medley of flavors as the rice absorbs the savory juices, creating a harmony that’s impossible to resist.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use brown rice or quinoa?

Absolutely! Brown rice or quinoa can be great substitutes for white rice in this casserole.

Can I make this casserole in advance?

Certainly! You can prepare the casserole ahead of time, cover it tightly, and refrigerate. When ready to serve, bake it until it’s heated through.

What sides complement this casserole?

A crisp green salad, garlic bread, or even a side of steamed vegetables would pair wonderfully with this Stuffed Pepper Casserole.

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  • 1 lb 1 ground beef

  • 1 cup 1 white rice, cooked

  • 3 3 bell peppers (mix of colors), diced

  • 1 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves 2 garlic, minced

  • 1 can 1 (14 oz) diced tomatoes, drained

  • 1 teaspoon 1 Italian seasoning

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 1/2 cups 1 1/2 shredded cheddar cheese

  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a casserole dish.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef until cooked through. Drain excess fat and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, sauté the chopped onion until translucent. Add the minced garlic and diced bell peppers. Cook until the peppers are slightly softened.
  • Mix in the cooked rice, drained diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Combine all ingredients well.
  • Add the cooked ground beef to the skillet and stir to evenly distribute.
  • Transfer the mixture to the prepared casserole dish, spreading it out evenly.
  • Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese over the top of the casserole.
  • Cover the casserole dish with foil and bake for about 20-25 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the casserole is heated through.
  • Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes to achieve a golden cheese topping.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped parsley before serving.


  • Feel free to add a dash of crushed red pepper flakes if you prefer a bit of heat.
  • For a leaner version, you can use ground turkey instead of ground beef.
  • Make sure to chop the bell peppers and onions into evenly sized pieces for even cooking.

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