Spanish Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep time: 15 min
  • Cook time: 1 hr 5 min
  • Total time: 1 hr 20 min

Make a yummy, traditional main meal favorite for your family with our great Spanish Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe. Using premium quality Farmhouse® Spanish Rice, and the other ingredients listed below, you can make a great tasting meal that the whole family will love.

Our recipes use Farmhouse® products which are made to the highest standards, and other good, honest ingredients, so you know that you will be feeding your family something truly delicious! And, our Spanish Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe is easy to make, so you can take the stress and hassle out of mealtime.



One 6 oz. package Farmhouse® Spanish Rice

One 14 oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained

1-1/2 cups water

6 green, red, yellow or orange bell peppers (choose bell peppers with straight sides and that will stand upright)

2 Tablespoons butter or margarine

1/2 cup onion, chopped

1/2 cup celery, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 lb. lean ground beef

1 cup grated cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In medium sauce pan over medium heat, bring water, tomatoes, rice and contents of seasoning packet just to boil. Reduce to low boil, cover, and cook for 25 minutes. Uncover and remove from heat.
  3. Prepare peppers by cutting off tops. Set pepper tops aside. Scrape out insides of peppers to remove seeds and membrane. Discard scrapings. Place peppers in baking pan. Remove stems from reserved pepper tops and chop pepper tops into small pieces.
  4. While rice is cooking, in medium skillet over medium heat, add butter, onion, celery, garlic and chopped pepper tops. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Add ground beef and cook until meat is no longer pink. Remove from heat and drain excess grease.
  6. Add rice into meat mixture and stir until combined. Fill peppers with mixture.
  7. Place stuffed peppers in oven and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle cheese on top of peppers.
  8. Return to oven and bake an additional 3 minutes until cheese melts.
  9. Remove from oven and serve.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories
Calories from Fat
Total Fat
Saturated Fat
Trans Fat
Total Carbohydrate
Dietary Fiber
Vitamin A
28% Daily
Vitamin C
183% Daily
20% Daily
17% Daily

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