8 Ways to Change Up Stuffed Peppers

Bored with your basic stuffed peppers recipe ? Try these tasty, easy options instead.

Compiled by Perri O. Blumberg and Taylor Shea
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    Courtesy Elizabeth White

    Buffalo Chicken Dip Stuffed Pepper

    This creative stuffed bell peppers recipe from the blog Leave a Happy Plate uses creamy Greek yogurt and cauliflower as the base for a healthier dip.

    Courtesy Kristina Vanni

    Crunchy Mexican Stuffed Peppers

    Jalapeño, cilantro, and pepitas (raw pumpkin seeds) add flavor to these easy stuffed peppers vegetarian recipe from the blog Healthy Way to Cook, filled with brown rice, beans, and—surprise!—Grape-Nuts cereal.

    Courtesy Susan Voisin

    Chili Stuffed Peppers

    A chili-stuffed peppers vegetarian recipe from the blog Fat Free Vegan gets its meaty flavor from diced portobello mushrooms. If you have any chili left over, try wrapping it in a tortilla for a simple lunch.

    Courtesy Living Well Kitchen

    Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

    Stuffed peppers for breakfast? Why not! Living Well Kitchen stuffs bell peppers to the brim with eggs, cheese, and onion for a high-protein, low-carb, vegetarian way to start the day.

    Courtesy Alyssa Rimmer

    Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

    Toss tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, shrimp, and lime juice in fluffy quinoa for this easy stuffed peppers dinner from Queen of Quinoa

    Courtesy Danielle Walker

    Enchilada Stuffed Peppers with Chili Verde Sauce

    Against All Grain's stuffed peppers fold in nutrient-rich veggies like carrots, sweet potatoes, and spinach with ground beef. Any extra chili verde sauce would work well over eggs.

    Courtesy Tessa Arias

    Orzo Stuffed Peppers

    Look under the crispy cheese topping and you'll find tender orzo in this stuffed peppers vegetarian recipe from the blog Handle the Heat.

    Courtesy Mellissa Sevigny

    Chorizo Stuffed Peppers

    The blog I Breathe I'm Hungry packs poblanos, a mild chili pepper, with a blend of cauliflower, ground almonds, coconut flour, eggs, Parmesan and more, for a savory stuffing with a mashed potatoes-like texture. Serve with guacamole and sour cream.


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