Whats Cookin? – Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers…

Try this flavorful and wholesome dish, combining colorful bell peppers filled with a hearty mixture of rice, black beans, corn and savory spices for a satisfying meatless meal. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 20-30 Minutes
Serving Size: For main course, 6. For side dish, cut in half to serve 12.


  • 6 large bell peppers (any color)
  • 2 cups cooked brown or white rice •1 can black beans, drained and rinsed (15 oz.)
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh, canned or frozen)
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 3-4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 1⁄2 cups cheddar cheese (shredded) •11⁄2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp. cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Minced cilantro (optional)

Step 1:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2: Cover baking dish with foil.

Step 3: Cut the tops off bell peppers, remove seeds and membranes.

Step 4: In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients, except for half the cheddar cheese.

Step 5: Stuff each pepper with the mixture and place in baking dish. Step 6: Bake for 25-30 minutes or until peppers are tender.

Step 7: Garnish with cilantro before serving.

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