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stuffed peppers with a cheese topping

Healthy stuffed peppers recipe

  • Author: JustAverageJen
  • Prep Time: 20 MInutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Portions 1x
  • Category: Main meal
  • Method: Oven
  • Diet: Low Calorie


These stuffed peppers are perfect for all the family to enjoy.



2 red peppers

2 Yellow or orange peppers

100g dried long grain rice

400g can of red kidney beans in chilli sauce

2 tomatoes, deseeded and roughly chopped

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

1 small red onion, finely chopped

100g mushrooms, roughly chopped

Grated cheese to taste – if using remember to weigh this if following a weight loss plan.


Cook rice according to packet instructions then drain and allow to cool.

Cut the peppers in half lengthways leaving the stalk in.

Fry the mushrooms and onions for about 4 minutes then add the kidney beans in sace and tomatoes and cook for a further 6 minutes.

Stir the cooled rice in with the bean mixture and mix well.

Place peppers on a baking tray and stuff with the rice mixture. Ensure it is packed in well.

Sprinkle with cheese if using.

Cook on 200°c for 15-20 minutes.


Mixed rice works well in this, with wild rice and the usual white rice

Keywords: stuffed peppers, rice,

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