Peperoni Ripieni

Stuffed Peppers

Peperoni Ripieni

These stuffed peppers feature vibrant bell peppers stuffed with various Italian flavors for filling. The peppers are first roasted to bring out their natural sweetness and then generously filled with a delicious combination of ingredients such as ground meat, rice, aromatic herbs, and melted cheese. Baked to perfection, these stuffed peppers offer a delightful harmony of textures and flavors.  

Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 7 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year



  1. Remove the crust of the bread and bathe the white part in water. In a large bowl, add the rest of the ingredients, except the peppers. Remove the bread from the water in handfuls and squeeze off the water like a sponge. Add the bread to the bowl and mix by hand until the filling is well combined.

    Cut off the top of the peppers, like a pumpkin and set aside top. Core the inside removing all the seeds and white.

    Preheat oven to180 ° C or about 350° F.

    Fill each pepper with the prepared filling, put cap on top, and place on a baking pan. Sprinkle each pepper with a bit of breadcrumbs, a pinch of salt and a little splash of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

    Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes until tender and lightly browned.