8 Stuffed Pepper Recipes You Can Make Tonight

Photo: courtesy of Gimme Some Oven.
Does everything taste better stuffed in a pepper? Hard to say, but if the following eight recipes are any indication, probably yes. It's an easy way to make those "whatever's in the fridge" nights (when you stir up whatever's in the fridge) into something a bit more special by putting it into a pepper and baking it. (Bonus points for covered everything in cheese.)
Ahead, eight stuffed pepper recipes perfect for weeknight meals, the times you don't want to go to the grocery store, or when you just really want some comfort food goodness.
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5-Ingredient Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
Five ingredients and 20 minutes of prep time makes this a recipe you'll come back to again (and again, and again).

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Queso Stuffed Poblanos
Any time a recipe includes "top with remaining cheese," we're happy.

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Orzo-Stuffed Peppers
Parmesan, basil, and oregano give the stuffed peppers an Italian twist.

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Falafel-Stuffed Peppers In A Spicy Tomato Sauce
As it turns out, all you need is your own food processor to quickly DIY delicious falafel.

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Beer Bean-Stuffed Poblano Peppers
Serving this with a fresh glass of your favorite Mexican beer totally optional, but highly encouraged.

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Lentil & Couscous Stuffed Peppers
Another veggie-friendly protein, lentils mix great with couscous.

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Creamy Vegan Risotto Stuffed Peppers
You can substitute just about any risotto recipe in here, and it's a great way to make an easy dinner with leftovers.

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Quinoa Black Bean Crockpot Stuffed Peppers
Another one of our favorite weeknight dinner heroes — the slow cooker — is the perfect match for stuffed peppers.

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