Stuffed Peppers #2

You can use beef as well

Depending on which way the wind blows I either like rice mixed into stuffed peppers or I don’t. On the days the wind blows north-northwest, I make this version. When it blows southerly then this one.

When making these either just cut the top off the pepper and fill it up or slice them in half longways and stuff the halves. They do cook faster cut in half.

Stuffed Peppers with Zucchini

  •  2-3 large green peppers
  • 1 medium small zucchini
  • 1 medium small yellow squash
  • ½ – ¾ lb ground pork
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 ½ tsp turmeric
  • Salt/pepper

Mix all ingredients but peppers in a large bowl. Stuff mixture into peppers and place each in a greased baking dish. Place in a 350 degree oven and cook until done, about an hour. Slices of cheese can be melted on the top if desired during the last five to 10 minutes of cooking.

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27 Responses to Stuffed Peppers #2

  1. I love the use of zucchini in the stuffing..I usually do the rice mix and pour some tomato juice in the pan…will have to give this version a try..looks yummy

  2. I haven’t often made stuffed peppers – not sure why because they are so yummy. Love the idea of melting cheese over the top.
    🙂 Mandy

  3. Zo Zhou says:

    Love stuffed peppers! All manner of leftovers can be chopped tiny, mixed up with breadcrumbs or rice or cous cous and stuffed into the peppers. Oh, and topped with cheese of course 🙂

  4. rsmacaalay says:

    This recipe looks so awesomely delicious! specially with that touch of melted cheese on top this is a very comforting dish.

  5. Looking forward to cooking this when I am over run with peppers! Will be a month or so yet though… 😦

  6. Oh my goodness.

    That is all.

  7. Thanks for the orgasm today 🙂

  8. ChefMom says:

    Delicious! We used to make stuffed peppers all of the time, but haven’t in a while. I’ll have to get them in the rotation soon.

  9. Stephanie says:

    Oh. my. god. I know what I’m making for dinner.

  10. Your stuffed peppers look great! I’ll have to follow your version next time.

  11. Caroline says:

    Now this is just making my mouth water. Yum! The gooey, melted cheese on top looks heavenly.

  12. Alison says:

    Those look great!! Your photography is amazing! I love the recipe too. Thank you for sharing.

  13. TasteFood says:

    I love that you use cilantro in the peppers. This recipe sounds great!

  14. Oh.. stuffed peppers… I am in such a trance right now from reading this recipe. You know I can’t wait to share this with my mother who adores stuffed peppers. You’ve done it again.. great recipe.

  15. Yvette says:

    It seems my recipe for stuffed peppers only ever is vegetarian! A lovely tweek to this recipe!

  16. saminacooks says:

    Ooh. I tried a version of these while I was in El Paso and I have been wanting to make them ever since. Love the way this recipe sounds. I will have to try this one 🙂

  17. Yum, these seem so simple to make, yet so complex when actually served!

  18. eva626 says:

    i always loved stuffed peppers and tomatoes..but my fav is stuffed sweet potato skins!

  19. Ula says:

    I am looking forward to giving this a try. It looks delicious! Thanks 🙂

  20. I just made stuffed peppers myself the other day (with quinoa instead of rice)…I really like this version with the squash and zucchini in it, not to mention the cilantro and turmeric. I imagine those lend a truly interesting flavor!

  21. JamieAnne says:

    Yum! I’m going to try this recipe!

  22. I grew up eating Stuffed Peppers. My mother wasn’t a good cook, but she did make wonderful Stuffed Peppers. Her recipe is very simple and full of favor. I make them often when my garden is full of peppers and I freeze cleaned whole peppers so in the off months I can still enjoy them! I will share the recipe on Challengeu2cook and definitely try yours. They look and sound great!

  23. skaiko says:

    Nice recipe! Ground turkey also works well in stuffed peppers, but I really like your idea of using pork.

  24. Stuffed peppers are so great and they’re versatile too. You have inspired me to post my grandmother’s version of these shortly.

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