Jack-O’-Lantern Stuffed Peppers Recipe


A great Halloween twist on an old favorite.

What a cute meal to have for your little goblins before they go out trick or treating. It’s a delicious stuffed pepper recipe that’s turned into an adorable Jack- O’-Lantern. The filling is full of meat and rice with just enough sauce. This is a meal your entire family will love.

Serves: 6

 Prep: 25 Min 

Cook: 55 Min

Method: Bake

Ingredients :

  • 1 lbground beef
  • 1/2 cuncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 cwater
  • 6orange bell peppers (or any color you want)
  • 2 cantomato sauce (8 oz each)
  • 1 TbspWorcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tspgarlic powder
  • 1/4 tsponion powder
  • ·salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tspItalian seasoning

How to Make Jack-O’-Lantern Stuffed Peppers Recipe

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Place the rice and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and cook for 20 minutes. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the beef until evenly browned.
  3. Wash the peppers, and cut jack-o’-lantern faces into the peppers with a sharp paring knife. Slice off the tops of the peppers. Scoop out the seeds and cores.
  4. In a bowl, mix the browned beef, cooked rice, 1 can tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Spoon an equal amount of the mixture into each hollowed pepper.
  5. Mix the remaining tomato sauce and Italian seasoning in a bowl.
  6. Pour over the stuffed peppers.
  7. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, basting with sauce every 15 minutes, until the peppers are tender.