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Stuffed Pepper Rice in a skillet.
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Stuffed Pepper Rice Skillet Recipe

A classic dish simplified! Perfectly seasoned ground beef, rice, colorful peppers, onions and garlic make this skillet dinner a family favorite! All done in 20 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: rice skillet
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 355kcal
Author: Anna


  • 1 lb ground beef (you can also use ground turkey chicken cut into bite size pieces or 1 can of beans, drained and rinsed)
  • 1 pkg Uncle Ben's Ready Rice prepared according to instructions on the package
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 1 medium red onion chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup chopped red and yellow pepper
  • 2 cups and 1/2 crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic


  • To a large skillet, add ground beef. Add salt, pepper, oregano, Italian seasoning and paprika and stir well. Cook until the meat is brown and cooked through.
  • Add onion, garlic and peppers. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes until peppers soften.
  • Add crushed tomatoes and bring everything to simmer. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add rice and stir well.
  • Remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Serve topped with chopped parsley.


Serving: 4g | Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 529mg | Potassium: 808mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1360IU | Vitamin C: 71.3mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 4.3mg