Stuffed Pepper Casserole

Treat yourself to the ultimate convenience of a one-skillet meal with this amazing Deconstructed Stuffed Peppers Casserole. Say goodbye to the hassle of traditional stuffed peppers while still enjoying all the incredible flavors. Imagine a mouthwatering and savory center, perfectly topped with melty cheese. If you're a stuffed peppers aficionado, this simplified version is made just for you. So let's dig in and savor every delicious bite together!

Deconstructed stuffed peppers skillet

Ingredients – 2 tablespoons olive oil – 1 onion, diced – 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced – 1 pound lean ground beef – smoked paprika,  garlic powder, onion powder,cumin powder, salt, pepper – 2 tablespoons tomato paste – 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes – 1 cup white rice (uncooked) – 2-¼ cups chicken broth – 2 bell peppers, diced – 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Introducing the amazing Deconstructed Stuffed Peppers casserole, a delightful "unstuffed pepper skillet" alternative that we love! Enjoy the same flavors and wholesome nutrients in half the cooking time. This quick and easy dinner is ready in just 30 minutes! Plus, cleanup is a breeze since it's all cooked in one pan.

One Skillet Meal

Here's a fantastic recipe to add to your collection of quick and easy weeknight dinners. Imagine a flavorful beef filling sautéed with diced bell peppers, topped generously with melted cheese for a deliciously cheesy finish. Enjoy it as a standalone dish or pair it with crusty bread or a refreshing green salad to complete the meal.

unstuffed peppers

This incredible one-pan meal could easily become one of your favorite recipes. It's a simple and hassle-free dish that uses basic ingredients you probably already have. And the best part? It cooks in just 30 minutes, perfect for busy weeknights. Plus, it's gluten-free, making it a fantastic choice for those with dietary restrictions.

Easy Stuffed Pepper Casserole

– If your skillet is too small, you can use a Dutch oven or large pot instead. – Some choices for the rice are long-grain white rice, Jasmine rice, or Basmati rice. You've got options! – If you're using cooked rice, just wait until the last 7 minutes of cooking time and toss it in the casserole.

A few tips for this one skillet dinner

Variations for Next Time

1. Vegetarian Twist: Replace the ground beef with a plant-based meat alternative or crumbled tofu. 2. Grain Swap: Instead of white rice, try using quinoa or farro. Tex-Mex Flair: Add a can of black beans and a teaspoon of chili powder.

This peppers casserole can easily become a go-to dinner favorite. It brings comfort and flavor, and you can customize it to fit your dietary preferences. Get creative and add some sweet corn, diced tomatoes, or spicy jalapeños. Experiment with different taste profiles while keeping its essence intact. Have fun creating and sharing this dish!

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