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Crockpot Stuffed Peppers

This is a sponsored post by Hunt’s tomatoes. All opinions are 100% my own.

Crockpot Stuffed Peppers are loaded with spicy pork sausage, rice and tomatoes. These hearty and flavor-loaded peppers are the easiest and most perfect meal to serve to your family, and are also great for game day parties!

Craving stuffed peppers? Also try my recipe for Jambalaya Stuffed Peppers or Bolognese Stuffed Peppers.

These Stuffed Peppers Made In The Crock Pot Are So Easy

It wouldn’t be Fall without a classic recipe made in the crock pot now would it?! Better YET, it wouldn’t be game-day-season around here without my spicy, juicy, and pretty darn irresistible crock pot stuffed peppers.

P.S. This is also how we enjoyed the playoff games the other night! OMG! I couldn’t breathe. I ran toward the TV a gazillion times, screaming at the team, all while holding onto my plate and my big ol’ peppers! Such an exciting time for Chicago sports fans!

Breathe…breathe…

Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers

Easy Stuffed Peppers Recipe

What Ingredients Are Used For Stuffed Peppers?

This is just the epitome of autumn for me. Right here. RIGHT HERE. I would dive in straight through this screen if I could.

These babes are stuffed with what is the best pepper-stuffing according to me, and I think I have a pretty reliable palate.

The thing with stuffed peppers is that it’s alllllll about the stuffing so ya better use what is good for ya, and that includes;

Easy Dinner Idea

Hot pork sausage + Hunt’s Recipe Ready Paste + Hunt’s Diced Tomatoes + loads of garlic + onions + seasonings.

Stuffed Peppers Recipe

The best thing to happen to this pork sausage is that pretty swirl of Hunt’s Recipe Ready Paste. For one, the paste is already seasoned, and two, it is made with all-natural tomatoes picked at the peak of ripeness. Hunt’s Recipe Ready Paste is also a convenient way to add tomato paste to any dish with two tablespoons of pre-measured tomato paste, which is the most common serving size for recipes.

Easy Crockpot Recipe

Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers

I always want to feel good about what I’m serving to my family, and Hunt’s makes all that possible.

Crockpot Stuffed Peppers

Turn These Into Beef, Turkey Or Chicken Stuffed Peppers

My OTHER favorite thing about stuffed peppers is that they’re customizable. I use pork sausage ’cause it’s da best, but you could use ground beef, turkey or chicken. So much room for possibilities! But don’t omit the tomato paste and tomatoes. You want that juicy, moist, sweet and tangy stuffing that only the paste and tomatoes can provide.

ENJOY!

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Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers - Loaded with spicy pork sausage, rice and tomatoes, these hearty and flavor-loaded peppers are the easiest and most perfect meal to serve to your family, and are also great for game day parties!

Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers

Katerina | Diethood
These Crockpot Stuffed Peppers are loaded with spicy pork sausage, rice and tomatoes. It's the perfect easy and hearty meal for any day of the week!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 7 hrs
Total Time 7 hrs 15 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 6 bell peppers , tops and seeds removed (reserve tops)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 pound hot ground pork
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 pouch HUNT'S RECIPE READY TOMATO PASTE
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) HUNT'S DICED TOMATOES, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/3 cup water
  • dollop of nonfat plain yogurt , optional

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the bell peppers and set them aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat; add diced onions and cook for 2 minutes, or until translucent.
  • Stir in garlic and continue to cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Add ground pork to the skillet and break it up with a spatula or wooden spoon while it cooks.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and thyme; stir and continue to cook until browned on all sides, about 5 to 7 minutes. Carefully drain and discard grease.
  • Set skillet over heat and mix in the tomato paste.
  • Stir in diced tomatoes and rice; cook for 2 more minutes, or just until heated through.
  • Remove from heat and stuff each bell pepper with ground meat mixture.
  • Arrange stuffed bell peppers in the crock pot.
  • Place the reserved tops back onto each bell pepper.
  • Pour water around the base of the peppers.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 7 hours or on HIGH for about 4 hours.
  • Serve with a dollop of yogurt.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 g | Calories: 334.1 kcal | Carbohydrates: 20.2 g | Protein: 21.8 g | Fat: 18.3 g | Saturated Fat: 6.2 g | Cholesterol: 71 mg | Sodium: 156 mg | Fiber: 1.9 g | Sugar: 3.9 g | Net Carbs: 18 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Macedonian
Keyword: crock pot recipes, crockpot recipes, crockpot stuffed peppers, easy dinner idea, slow cooker recipes, stuffed pepper recipe, stuffed peppers in the crockpot
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13 comments on “Crockpot Stuffed Peppers”

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    Michelle | A Latte Food

    I just saw these! Seriously one of the best inventions ever! These peppers look so dang good! Love a good crock pot meal!

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    Erin @ Texanerin Baking

    Those pouches are so neat! I often only need a small amount and the rest gets wasted.

    1. When I use the canned version and there are left overs…I make little cubes in shrink wrap and place them in the freezer ..for the next time you only need a tablespoon!

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    Laura / I Heart Naptime

    These look – and sound – so very delicious!

    And goodness, I love the person who thought of packaging tomato paste not in cans – I rarely used the whole can and hate to have anything go to waste!

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    Kimberly @ The Daring Gourmet

    Those look so good and I can only imagine how heavenly your kitchen smelled while they were cooking!

  5. My mom used to make these with ground beef, but sausage is even better! I love stuffed peppers and can’t wait to try your terrific recipe!!!

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    Amy @ Little Dairy on the Prairie

    So smart to cook these in the slow cooker! What a time saver making weeknight meals easier!

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