17 Easiest-Ever Stuffed Pepper Recipes

If we had one wish, we'd ask to have bacon-wrapped cheesy stuffed jalapeños for dinner.


From fiery chorizo-stuffed poblanos to family-friendly bell pepper pizzas, these flavorful fillings will turn peppers into your favorite edible vessel.

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Courtesy of Peas & Crayons
Bell Pepper Pizzas

These tasty, better-for-you personal pizzas take less that 15 minutes to throw together. 

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Courtesy of Half Baked Harvest
Mini Italian Meatball Mac and Cheese Stuffed Peppers

TBH, we're probably just going to eat all of the Italian-inspired mac and cheese, then leave the peppers behind. Can you blame us?

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Courtesy of Perpetually Hungry
Chille Rellenos with Chipotle Cream Sauce

First, these fiery peppers get a nice char in the broiler. Then, they're filled with Monterey Jack, fried and covered with a creamy chipotle sauce.

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Courtesy of Diethood
Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Peppers

Serve cheesy broccoli rice inside colorful bell peppers to double the dosage of veggies in your family's dinner tonight.

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Courtesy of A Cookie Named Desire
Cheesy Turkey Stuffed Peppers

While the peppers crisp up in the oven, cook up this flavorful filling in a skillet and save yourself an extra 15 minutes. 

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Courtesy of The Girl Who Ate Everything
Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

Sub these fiery pepper bites in for next Taco Tuesday or make 'em the main attraction at your cocktail party. Either way, you won't regret it. 

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Courtesy of Pinch of Yum
Quinoa Black Bean Crockpot Stuffed Peppers

Stuff ... then set and forget!

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Courtesy of Host the Toast
Chorizo-Stuffed Poblanos

If you're a sucker for smoky, spicy and cheesy, you're going to become obsessed with these. 

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Courtesy of Sally's Baking Addiction
Bacon-Wrapped Cheesy Stuffed Jalapeños

Here's another example of how bacon makes everything better. Even poppers.

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Courtesy of Turmeric n' Spice
Stuffed Cubanelle Peppers

Garam masala, tofu and cumin seeds work to give the family-favorite a seriously grown up makeover.

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Courtesy of A Spicy Perspective
Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Good news for buffalo chicken fans: We're loading up poblanos with the classic game day grub and calling 'em dinner. 

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Courtesy of Fork Knife Swoon
Wild Rice and Sausage Stuffed Peppers with Pesto

Add these healthy (under 240 calories!) peppers to your weeknight repertoire ASAP. 

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Courtesy of The Candid Appetite
Roasted Shrimp-Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Pre-roasting the veggies before stuffing them into peppers is what separates the professionals from the amateurs.

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Courtesy of Carlsbad Cravings
Cheesy Bacon Enchilada Rice (Mini Stuffed Bell Peppers)

This South of the Border filling is satisfying enough to serve on its own. Keep that in mind the next time you're too exhausted (like tomorrow night).

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Mike Garten
Jalapeño Poppers

There's a reason you see these spicy stuffed peppers on almost every bar menu.

Get the recipe for Jalapeño Poppers »

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Courtesy of The Woks of Life
Chinese Stuffed Peppers

Make extra fermented black bean sauce so you can drizzle it all over chicken, salads and veggies in the future. 

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Courtesy of Vegetarian Ventures
Vegetarian Polenta Pizza Stuffed Peppers

Branch out from your typical Meatless Monday fare with this nutrient-dense dinner. 

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