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Vegan Red Beans and Rice Stuffed Peppers

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These stuffed bell peppers filled with Creole seasoned red beans and rice are hearty, delicious and perfect for serving to dinner guests with diverse diets. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • 4 bell peppers (large)
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 can red kidney beans (14 oz. per can, drained and rinsed)
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • chopped fresh parsley (optional, for serving)
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    NutritionView More

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    Calories110Calories from Fat45
    Total Fat5g8%
    Saturated Fat0.5g3%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat45
    Total Carbohydrate14g5%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C230%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Ann 4 months ago
    Perfectly! Flavorful. A keeper!
    Caitlin Minino 5 months ago
    Delicious! My whole family loved it.
    Hacker 5 months ago
    it was very tasty. it takes a little longer to make than i hoped on a weeknight, but solid recipe.
    pamela mikkelsen 6 months ago
    amazing!! loved them!!
    Sara Campbell 6 months ago
    So good!! The whole family loved this!
    Jake Reid 7 months ago
    tasty and simple. quick to prep
    Denée 7 months ago
    The mixture in the peppers is very filling and flavorful
    William Bjørke 9 months ago
    It had a nice flavor to it. not to hot, not to boring. But don't be gentle on the beans, or you will feel hungry afterwards.
    David Hooker 9 months ago
    Turned out great! Added a little more cayenne pepper and we weren't disappointed.
    Alexa Barth a year ago
    It turned out like the pictures, however it was a bit much rice and the taste of the celery didn’t really come through. In general not a Tex Mex flavor fan so that’s why 3 stars. But if you do like it I would recommend.
    Marie Atse a year ago
    It was very tasty and the celery adds a nice crunch to it and the spices all together were phenomenal. 5 stars!
    Charli a year ago
    It turned out just ok. It needs more flavor and needs something to bind the contents together so you can easily eat with a fork.
    Chance Hutchens a year ago
    Amazing!!! I used Red bell peppers instead of yellow and 35 minutes worked perfectly. I will be using the same mixture with quorum fake meat for burritos in the future.
    Emily Tanner a year ago
    This was AMAZING! We stuffed both Anaheim peppers and bell peppers! So delicious! Our kids went back for seconds! We also made vegan queso and it was yummy!
    Cathy Stockey a year ago
    would make again. i would put a little less thyme and oregano.
    Kristen Althoff a year ago
    I didn't care for this one so much. It lacked something in flavor that I can't quite put my finger on. It also had too much cayenne for my taste. I don't mind spicy foods when it supplements the flavor. But when the spice hits you hard and the flavor doesn't come along with it, I'm just not a big fan.
    Fdnsgjbg a year ago
    Not a fan on beans and peppers, but this worked for me
    Omar Rolle a year ago
    Great peppers, great flavor, I added a little mushrooms
    Anna Malcolm a year ago
    Needed something more in the mix ... like salsa? Vegan cheese ? Can’t put my finger on it
    Vali Williams a year ago
    Turned out great! Only thing I would add is tamato or tomato paste to the stuffing mix if you are eating as the full meal to give it a but more body.
    Shanda M. a year ago
    doubled the recipe then modified. used one of mixture half with original ingredients and added sliced portabella stuffed the peppers. remaining mixture added mex. cheese blend, stuffed a few more peppers 😋(awesomeness) still had extra mixture served with tortilla chips kids smashed it. recipe for me served 8 large peppers & 4servings of beans and rice with tortilla chips. btw omitted thyme. will make again
    Rachel Lynne 2 years ago
    I feel like it was too much thyme but otherwise really good: even my kids ate it including my picky eater.
    Lucie Bee 2 years ago
    it turned out fine. my kids didn't care for it but they're kids.
    Ember Everett 2 years ago
    switched the rice for quinoa and it was amazing! perfect for a chili night.
    Debora Candeias 2 years ago
    good and satisfying if accompanied with a salad
    Chris Palmentiero 2 years ago
    This turned out really well. It took about 15 minutes longer to cook then the recipe specified but it was delicious.