Stuffed Pepper Soup + KitchenAid Stand Mixer Giveaway!

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Hearty, comforting, warm and incredibly flavorful Stuffed Pepper Soup.

Stuffed Pepper Soup |

Happy Sunday, everyone! Hope your weekend is going well!!

Say, have you ever bought 4 bell peppers and only found 1 the next day? Like, seriously. Who eats 3 bell peppers, uncooked and unstuffed? Who does that?!  

I have a little 17-month old that eats everything. Everything. No joke. She killed a pomegranate two days ago. I was shocked.

8 teeth and she’s already biting into bacon.

My suspicions are pointing towards her because at the very ripe age of 14-months, she walked to the garden, picked a pepper and inhaled it. But, then again, we are talking about 3 large bell peppers! There’s no way I would have missed that.

Maybe her dad helped…

Stuffed Pepper Soup |

So what’s a woman to do with one bell pepper and enough beef-rice-pepper-stuffing for four? Make Stuffed Pepper Soup!

My mom used to make this soup quite often, except that we didn’t call it soup, we called it/call it “mahn-dja”. Any stew-type meal is, in fact, called a mandja in Macedonian.

Really, though, this soup, or mandja, or delicious, sexy thang is kinda amazing. Hearty, comforting, warm and incredibly flavorful. If you’ve got some Uncle Ben’s chillin’ in your cupboards, take him outta there and have him meet up with some ground beef. They are going to LOVE each other! Trust me!

KitchenAid Stand Mixer Giveaway |

What does any of this have to do with a KitchenAid Stand Mixer, you ask? Nothing. But, HEY, I’m giving away a KitchenAid Stand Mixer!!

I have teamed up with a few amazing bloggers to celebrate the blogiversary of Kate’s delicious blog, Food Babbles, and to help us celebrate, you are going to have a chance to enter to win a gorgeous KitchenAid 5 Qt Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer in the color of YOUR choice! Just scroll down and follow the instructions on the Rafflecopter Widget. GOOD LUCK!!!

And ENJOY the soup!

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Stuffed Pepper Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Hearty, comforting, warm and incredibly flavorful Stuffed Pepper Soup.
Servings: 6
Calories: 329 kcal
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1- pound ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion , chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper , chopped
  • 2 tomatoes , diced (you can also use 1 can of diced tomatoes)
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 4 cups beef or chicken broth
  • salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • 2 cups cooked long-grain white rice
  1. In a large soup pot heat olive oil over medium heat and add ground beef.
  2. Cook until browned.
  3. Add onions, pepper, tomatoes and garlic.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and continue to cook over medium-low heat until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add chicken broth.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Cover and cook over low heat for 20 to 30 minutes, or until heated through.
  8. Stir in cooked rice.
  9. Serve.
Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 10

Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Pepper Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 329 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 628mg26%
Potassium 506mg14%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 415IU8%
Vitamin C 34.2mg41%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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86 Responses
  1. Dana

    The Stuffed Pepper Soup is the bomb and hearty enough to serve for dinner with a salad! I used ground turkey, brown rice, and low sodium beef broth to lend a beefy richness. Didn’t have any tomatoes so I used a can of diced tomatoes as suggested. So easy, so good! Thanks for sharing! I will be making this again!

      1. Eric Wilson

        My husband just had emergency tooth extractions, and bone grafts where they literally had to cut his gums down to the bone. I’m going to try this recipe and make sure he can eat it easily.

  2. Maria

    That would be a birthday cake for my son who will be turning 15 this month! Thanks for the chance to win…hope I’m the lucky duck! 😉


    If I win.. after picking myself off the floor from shock..I would make the pumpkin cinnamon rolls listed here, I also pinned them

  4. Your soup sounds amazing! I love soup, especially in the winter. I would love to win a new Kitchen Aid because I fear that mine is going to die due to overuse. I would make something with peppermint & chocolate.

  5. Michael

    Stuffed Peppers (or Capsicums as we call them in Australia) – YUMM! Especially Michael’s recipe! My wife thinks I’m brilliant! Well, that’s one for me, anyway. The rest of the time? Not so lucky. Any other husbands out there do most of the cooking in their households?

  6. Susan

    I’d make breads & cookies, and all kinds of goodies – the holidays are coming!

    That soup looks super, I want to make that, but I don’t think I’ll use the mixer for it. 🙂

  7. Too funny! That sounds like my 4 year old. She LOVES bell peppers, especially red ones and she will eat a whole one all by herself. I love how creative you got with your remaining pepper. This sounds fantastic! Thank you so much for helping me to celebrate my 3rd blogiversary!

  8. Kim C.

    There are so many things I would want to make, but I think I would choose to make Christmas cookies first since the holiday is fast approaching and I make A LOT!!

  9. I’d probably make a cheesecake filling for a Xmas cheesecake … white chocolate, chunks of candy cane and mint added to the filling and poured over a chocolate cookie crumb.

  10. karen

    I have a hard time deciding exactly what I would first make with a Kitchen-Aid Mixer. Dessert definitely. Either a pumpkin cheesecake or maybe some chocolate chunk cookies.

  11. Angi Ignarski

    I would make my famous cranberry cheesecake! Because using handheld beaters is for the birds! This is a HUGE cheesecake and I need some power!! KitchenAid to the rescue!

  12. Jennifer Collver

    If I won the stand mixer the first thing I would make would be chocolate chip cookies, because when I was little that’s what I always made with my mom with her KitchenAid stand mixer 🙂

  13. Janet T

    The first thing I would make would be homemade whipped cream for my pumpkin spice latte. After that, I would make a batch of dough for cinnamon rolls.

    I love all the colors of the KitchenAid mixer!

    Looking forward to making your soup. Perfect recipe for fall.

  14. Kate,
    Please send your daughter over to my house. I keep getting a bunch of peppers in the CSA farm share and we are not eating them fast enough. I’ve chopped and frozen a tray full to tuck into meatloaf and similar over the winter, but still the peppers keep coming.
    This soup looks wonderful!

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