Gluten Free Stuffed Peppers Recipe

by Becky | Posted in Dinner

These delicious gluten free stuffed peppers are a bright and delicious addition to your dinner table.

They are easy to make, are very tasty and are extremely filling!

You can give them an extra kick by adding some chili or keep them simple. Either way, they are delicious!

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Gluten Free Stuffed Peppers recipe

Are you ready to try my gluten free stuffed peppers recipe? Then let’s get started:

Ingredients – What do you need?

  • 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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Instructions – What do you do?

  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

If you enjoy a tipple with your chili based stuffed peppers, cider can be a refreshing pairing. You can check if cider is safe with my article: Is cider gluten free?