Mediterranean-Style Stuffed Peppers

Mediterranean-style stuffed peppers are a delicious and healthy meal option that can be included in a Mediterranean diet meal plan. It’s made with bell peppers stuffed with a mixture of ground meat, rice, and Mediterranean herbs and spices. They are flavorful, satisfying, and easy to make. Try our recipe for a tasty and healthy dinner tonight!

Mediterranean-Style Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Mediterranean-style stuffed peppers are a perfect meal for a Mediterranean diet. They are made with bell peppers filled with a mixture of ground meat, rice, tomatoes, and Mediterranean herbs and spices. Baked until tender, this dish is a healthy and delicious way to enjoy the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine. Try our recipe for a satisfying and healthy dinner tonight!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch, Meal Prep
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings2 servings
Calories (per serving)498.25 kcal


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Cut peppers in half, remove seeds and core but keep the stalks on.
  • Rub peppers with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place on baking tray and roast for 15 minutes.
  • In a pan, heat 1 tbsp of olive oil and cook ground beef for 3 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add remaining oil to the pan and cook onion, garlic, cumin, and herbs/spices for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the cooked beef back to the pan, stir in diced tomatoes, tomato paste, stock cube and oregano. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove peppers from the oven and fill them with the beef mixture. Top with cheese and return to the oven for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is golden brown.
  • Serve peppers or prep 3-4 days ahead.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 498.25kcalCarbohydrates: 22.43gProtein: 34.05gFat: 32.26gSaturated Fat: 8.77gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5.32gMonounsaturated Fat: 15.98gTrans Fat: 0.14gCholesterol: 116.2mgSodium: 2724.54mgPotassium: 1025.14mgFiber: 5.46gSugar: 7.97gVitamin A: 1698.07IUVitamin B1: 0.27mgVitamin B2: 0.5mgVitamin B3: 9.25mgVitamin B5: 1.74mgVitamin B6: 1.04mgVitamin B12: 2.19µgVitamin C: 78.73mgVitamin D: 0.62µgVitamin E: 4.12mgVitamin K: 26.55µgCalcium: 335.13mgCopper: 0.53mgFolate: 58.84µgIron: 6.46mgManganese: 0.74mgMagnesium: 83.64mgPhosphorus: 445.35mgSelenium: 30.55µgZinc: 4.83mgNet Carbohydrates: 16.97g
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Data source: USDA

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