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Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe

Super easy Stuffed Peppers recipe - full of onions, garlic, spinach, seasoning, ricotta and parmesan cheese, and a grain of your choice! We love to serve our stuffed peppers with rice. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 297 kcal
Author Melanie from Garnish & Glaze

Ingredients

  • 2 TB oil divided
  • 3/4 c diced onion
  • 3 c chopped baby spinach chopped - about 6 oz
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 yellow bell peppers cut in half, seeds removed
  • 1 1/2 c ricotta part-skim
  • 6 TB parmesan cheese grated
  • 10 oz container grape or cherry tomatoes

For the Garnish

  • parmesan cheese grated
  • fresh flat parsley or basil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425.

  2. Place tomatoes in a 9x13 pan and drizzle with ½ tablespoon olive oil. Salt and pepper. Set aside.

  3. Heat remaining 1½ tablespoons oil in a skillet over medium heat. Saute onion until translucent and soft. Add the garlic and spinach and cook until wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Mix ricotta and Parmesan together. Add in the spinach mixture and stuff into peppers. Sprinkle with more Parmesan cheese and arrange in the pan with the tomatoes.

  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. Garnish with more Parmesan and some fresh parsley or basil.

  6. Serve over rice, orzo, or quinoa.

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Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 297 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 52mg17%
Sodium 225mg10%
Potassium 546mg16%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 3045IU61%
Vitamin C 133.9mg162%
Calcium 323mg32%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.