Gluten Free Stuffed Peppers Recipe

by Becky | Posted in Gluten Free Recipes

These delicious gluten-free stuffed peppers are a bright addition to the dinner table. They are easy to make, very tasty and extremely filling. You can give them a kick by adding some chilli or keep them simple, either way, they are delicious!

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Ingredients at a glance

  • 1 large red pepper per person
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 medium courgette finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic- crushed
  • 250g (9 ounces) minced beef (this will fill 2 large peppers)
  • 1 400g (14 ounce) can chopped tinned tomatoes
  • 1 gluten-free beef stock cube
  • 1 tablespoon tomato purée
  • 2 tsp Italian herbs
  • 1 handful of hard cheese, I used cheddar
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes ( optional)
  • Salt & Pepper

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Baking method at a glance

  1. Pre-heat oven to 200c or Gas 6
  2. Wash and de-seed two large red peppers
  3. Fry the chopped onion until brown it takes about five minutes,then add the crushed garlic and courgette and fry together for a further five minutes, remove from the pan
  4. Fry the beef until cooked 8-10 minutes. Then add back in onion and courgette mix together
  5. Then add tin of tomatoes, stock cube, herbs, tomato purée, salt & pepper, chillies if using. Mix together well
  6. Then spoon the mixture into the peppers pressing down as you go. Sprinkle cheese on top
  7. Place the peppers on a baking tray and put into the oven for about 50 minutes
  8. Once cooked serve with a crunchy salad and crusty bread to mop up the juices