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Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers

Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers are stuffed with a hearty combo of rice, savory beef, plus garlic and onions then topped with cheese.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 stuffed bell peppers
Calories 481kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 6 bell peppers any color-washed and dried
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup cooked white rice or cooked brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat Air Fryer to 375 degrees F.
  • Cut a thin slice from the top of each pepper, to remove the stem like a lid. Clean the insides of the peppers by removing the veins and the seeds.
  • Straightened the bottoms of the pepper carefully not to cut too much, just enough so they can sit straight.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add the ground beef, garlic, and onions. Cook until the meat is no longer pink and nicely browned. Drain any excess grease.
  • Add in the Worcestershire sauce, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and seasonings. Stir and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add in the cooked rice and mix until well combined.
  • Scoop the mixture into the peppers, filling them just to the top.
  • Air Fry for 10-12 min, top with shredded cheese, and air fry for 5 more minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 481kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 581mg | Potassium: 904mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 4174IU | Vitamin C: 163mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 5mg