Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers with Beef Recipe

    6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Lean Ground Beef
  • 1/4 cup Onion, Diced
  • 6 Multi-Colored Bell Peppers
  • 1 8 ounce can Tomato Sauce
  • 16 ounces Canned Diced Tomatoes, With juice
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 cup Cooked White Rice
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Directions

  1. In a large skillet on medium heat, cook the lean ground beef.
  2. Halfway through the browning process, as you’re breaking up the ground beef, add the diced onion. Because you are using lean ground beef you should have little to no oil created in the pan therefore you don't need to drain the fat from the meat. 
  3. While the meat cooks, cut the stems and membranes off the bell pepper allowing for a hole for the meat mixture to be stuffed into. Rinse, pat dry and set to the side. 
  4. Once the ground beef is cooked add the tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
  5. Mix well, then add the cooked rice. Stir until rice and beef are incorporated. 
  6. Carefully begin spooning the rice/beef mixture into each of the bell peppers until the pepper is packed full.
  7. Place the peppers in the slow cooker.
  8. Once all six peppers are filled, carefully add 1 cup of water to the slow cooker. Place the lid on and cook on high for 4 hours. 
  9. During the last 5 minutes of cooking, remove the lid and add shredded mozzarella cheese on top of each pepper.
  10. Place the lid back on and cook until cheese has melted (about 5 minutes). 

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Author: Katie Jasiewicz
Recipe Yields: 6 servings
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 240 minutes
Total Time: 270 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 135
Calories 286

% Daily Value*
26%
Total Fat 17g
34%
  Saturated Fat 7g
12%
Sodium 299mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate 14g
1%
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 2g
33%
Protein 16g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Katie Jasiewicz

About Katie

Katie is our resident one-pot meal fanatic, but you'll find that she's passionate about every kind of food, from dinners to desserts, on her blog Katie's Cucina.