If you’re on the fence about becoming a vegetarian–this is one of those recipes that will assure you you’ll never have to eat meat again. In fact, it tastes so good, you can’t help but wonder if meat would only ruin it. Here is a simple and delicious vegetarian take on classic stuffed peppers.

Things You'll Need

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Cut peppers in half vertically and scoop out the seeds.

Boil the rice according to directions on the package.

Heat up veggie burgers in a skillet according to directions on the box.

Chop up the cooked burgers finely.

Place the burger, onion, rice and one full can of tomato sauce in the bowl and mix thoroughly.

Coat the casserole dish with the vegetable oil.

Set the pepper halves in the dish and stuff with the filling.

Spread at least half of the remaining can of tomato sauce over the peppers. You can stick with half a can or use the whole can if you prefer it less dry.

Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.


  • You can use packaged veggie burger crumbles in place of chopping up veggie burgers, however Gardenburger’s Flame Grilled patties chopped up are delicious in this recipe and taste better than any others I’ve tried. They are also vegan (contain no dairy products).

  • Cook longer than 30 minutes if you like the peppers a little softer.