Microwave Stuffed Peppers

Microwave Stuffed Peppers

Microwave Stuffed Peppers are easy stuffed bell peppers that can be heated with a microwave! These tasty peppers are packed with ground beef, rice, onion, tomato and cheese.

Cooking Time20 min

Cooking MethodMicrowave


  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup rice, cooked
  • 1/4 teaspoon marjoram leaves
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • 4 large green peppers, seeds and pulp removed
  • 1 slice low fat cheese, cut in 8 thin strips


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine crumbled ground beef, onion, tomato,rice, and seasonings.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Fill green peppers with meat mixture.
  4. Place a few wooden picks around the bottom of the peppers to hold up if needed.
  5. Place on roasting rack.
  6. Cover with wax paper.
  7. Microwave at high 13 to 17 minutes, or until meat is no longer pink and peppers are tender, rearranging after half the cooking time.
  8. Cut each cheese strip into halves - top each pepper with four halves.
  9. Microwave 1 to 2 minutes, or until cheese melts.

For more stuffed pepper recipe ideas, check out our list of 8 Fast And Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipes.

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