45 min serves 6-8

Labor Day Make-Ahead Campground Stuffed Peppers

These stuffed peppers are even more flavorful after they've rested overnight. Just reheat on your camp stove or campfire.

ACTIVE: 15 min. PASSIVE: 30 min. DIFFICULTY Easy


  • 1 each: yellow, red, and orange bell pepper
  • 1 16 OZ package Pre 92% ground beef
  • 1 t kosher salt
  • 1 14 OZ can low sodium petite diced tomatoes with juice
  • 2 T onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, mashed
  • 1/4 C celery, minced
  • 1 C cooked rice (white or brown)
  • 1/4 C shredded mild cheddar cheese, optional
  • 2 T fresh parsley, minced and placed in a small ziplock bag or plastic wrap.
    1. First, rinse peppers, cut off top stem end, remove seeds and core, set aside to drain on paper towel.
    2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
    3. Remove ground beef from package and blot dry with paper towel.
    4. Heat a skillet on medium high heat and add the ground beef, breaking up the beef with a wooden spoon or mallet, season with the salt and cook, stirring about 10 minutes.
    5. Add tomatoes with their juice, onion, garlic, celery, and cooked rice, stir to combine.
    6. Stuff each pepper full with the beef mixture and top with cheese, if using.
    7. Transfer packed peppers to a baking pan and add 1/2 C water to the pan.
    8. Cover tightly with foil and bake until peppers are tender, about 25 minutes.
    9. Remove peppers from baking dish and place each pepper in the center of a square of heavy duty foil. Wrap peppers securely and place in a large ziplock bag.
    10. Keep peppers in a cooler until ready to cook. To reheat place foil packs in a cast iron pan and cover the pan tightly with a large piece of heavy duty foil. Place on your camp stove or campfire for 10 to 15 minutes until just heated through.
    11. Unwrap and top with minced parsley. Dig in!
    Made with Pre©

    92% Lean Ground Beef - 10 Pack

    • 23g

    • 92% Lean Ground Beef - 10 Pack
    • 157mg

    • 101mg

      Omega 3s

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    *vs. USDA Data for Choice 92% Ground Beef


    Amount per 403g

    • 403g

      1 serving
    • 630kcal

    • 33.37g

    • 620mg

    • 2.1g

    • 23.27g

    • 16.44g

    • 5.41g


    Nutrition is approximate, data retrieved from happyforks.com

    Recipe developed by   Jennifer Borchardt