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stuffed bell peppers
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5 from 2 votes

Stuffed Bell Peppers with Mushrooms & Rice

Vegan stuffed bell peppers are a rustic recipe made simply with rice, mushrooms, onion, and carrots. The sweet-sour taste of the peppers will make you feel home and will delight your taste buds in a fantastic way. The stuffed bell peppers can be boiled in a pot or baked in the oven.
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Main Course, Vegetarian
Cuisine: American, Vegan, Vegetarian, World
Keyword: mushroom stuffed peppers, stuffed bell peppers, vegan recipe, vegan stuffed peppers
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 256kcal
Author: YourFoodBuddy


  • 6 bell peppers
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup rice short-grain
  • 8-10 oz mushrooms
  • 1 can tomatoes diced
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp thyme or oregano
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 handful parsley


  • Pour boiling water over the rice for it to swell
  • Peel and finely chop the onion and the garlic cloves. Finely grate the carrot
  • Heat up 4 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet and sautee the chopped veggies for 4-5 minutes
  • Clean and finely chop the mushrooms
  • Saute the mushrooms for about 10 minutes
  • Turn off the stove
  • Drain the rice and add it to the skillet
  • Season with all the spices
  • Add the tomato paste or the diced canned tomatoes along with chopped fresh parsley and mix
  • Pour half a cup of water and mix again
  • Wash and slice the tops off the peppers. Remove the ribs and seeds inside
  • Arrange them in the pot and start filling them one by one. Top with the previously removed top of the peppers
  • In a different bowl mix one cup of water with salt and 1 tsp of lemon juice and pour it at the bottom of the pan with stuffed bell peppers
  • Cook the stuffed peppers on the stove for 30 minutes on medium, medium-low heat with the lid on
  • Serve the bell peppers hot and cold


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 792mg | Potassium: 487mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 5500IU | Vitamin C: 156mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg