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Stuffed Peppers with Ground Beef and Rice (Speca të Mbushura me Mish)

Yields10 ServingsPrep Time30 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time1 hr

This delicious stuffing features ground beef, long-grain rice and green peppers.

Stuffed Peppers Ground Beef Rice

 8 medium green Italian peppersseeds removed (bell or red peppers are also fine)
 2 whole large tomatoeshollow out the insides (for stuffing)
 12 oz crushed tomatoesfor the sauce
 1 lb ground beef
 1 large oniondiced
 1 ½ cups long-grain rice
 2 tbsp fresh parsleychopped
 2 tbsp fresh dillchopped
 3 cloves of garlicminced
 1 pinch saltas needed
 1 pinch pepper as needed

Preheat oven on 400 degrees F.


In a large deep skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and cook until softened.


Add ground beef and cook by breaking the ground beef up with the spoon until no longer pink.


At this point stir in crushed tomatoes, rice, salt, pepper and one cup of water. Let it cook until all the juices are absorbed or the filling is thickened.


Add dill and parsley and mix well.


Stuff the peppers and place them on the baking dish (9 by 13 inch) coated with oil. Place the remaining filling around the peppers and drizzle with oil on top.


Pour two cups of water in the baking pan for the rice and peppers to continue cooking. Cover the pan with aluminum foil for the first 20 minutes, than bake uncovered until peppers rich a reddish brown color.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 261Calories from Fat 85.90
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.63g15%

Saturated Fat 3.58g18%
Trans Fat 0.54g
Cholesterol 32.21mg11%
Sodium 578.85mg25%
Potassium 533.88mg16%
Total Carbohydrate 32.44g11%

Dietary Fiber 3.46g14%
Sugars 5.23g
Protein 11.74g24%

Vitamin A 4.55%
Vitamin C 94.50%
Calcium 5.08%
Iron 11.96%
Vitamin D 9.07%
Vitamin E 7.07%
Vitamin K 21.43%
Thiamin 11.61%
Riboflavin 10.81%
Niacin 21.61%
Vitamin B6 39.16%
Folate 7.20%
Vitamin B12 40.45%
Phosphorus 21.17%
Magnesium 9.01%
Zinc 22.94%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.