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Stuffed Peppers with Ground Beef and Mushrooms

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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Servings 4
Calories 517 kcal


  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef (preferably grass fed)
  • 1 package sliced mushrooms 10 ounce package
  • 1 cup onions, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, de-stemmed and chopped
  • 4 cups Italian Farmhouse Spaghetti Sauce or chunky tomato sauce
  • 8 red and/or orange peppers, tops cut off (and kept) and seeds removed
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan on medium heat. Add olive oil and then ground beef, mushrooms, onions, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook until ground beef is done. Mix in chopped parsley and 3 cups of tomato sauce. Bring to a boil and then remove from heat.
  • Spread the extra cup of plain tomato sauce in bottom of a large baking dish. Place peppers with tops removed in baking dish. Spoon in ground beef mixture into each pepper. Sprinkle on parmesan cheese and then place pepper tops back on peppers. Cover dish tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour. Remove aluminum foil and bake for another 20-30 minutes or until peppers are soft.


Calories: 517kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 32gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 89mgSodium: 1728mgPotassium: 1966mgFiber: 11gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 9876IUVitamin C: 346mgCalcium: 255mgIron: 7mg
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