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Anaheim Stuffed Peppers

These Anaheim stuffed peppers are stuffed with ground beef, marinara, and cheese for a recipe the whole family will love.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: anaheim peppers, Italian stuffed peppers, stuffed peppers
Servings: 14 peppers


  • 2-3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 7-8 Anaheim peppers
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ white or yellow onion diced
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon pink salt or sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil or Italian seasoning
  • 1 24oz jar marinara sauce separated
  • 2 cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese or Italian style cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Cut off the stem and slice the peppers in half longways and deseed the peppers. Set aside
  • In a skillet fry up ground beef with seasonings and diced onion. Cook on medium heat until it's browned up. Add in 3 tablespoons of the marinara sauce and mix in well. Turn off heat.
  • In a big casserole baking dish (or baking dish of choice) pour a couple of tablespoons of red sauce to cover the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Arrange the peppers in the pan cut side up so you can fill them. Drizzle some olive oil over the peppers and coat lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Fill the peppers with the ground beef mixture.
  • Pour remaining red sauce over the peppers.
  • Top with cheese and bake covered for 30-40 minutes or until peppers are tender.


The baking dish I have is great for this. You can buy it here!