Stuffed Peppers

Are you trying to stick to your New Year’s resolution of eating healthier? This tasty, easy recipe will help you do just that. We love stuffed peppers at our house and typically stuff them with ground beef and rice. I substituted the beef and rice with black beans and couscous. The results were amazing!

Stuffed Peppers


For 4 Person(s)

For the Peppers:

  • 15 1/2 ounces black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 14 1/2 ounces can (14.5 ounce) diced tomatoes, (do not drain)
  • 2 tablespoons tablespoons green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cup Vegan Parmesan Cheese, shredded (For non-Vegan you can use regular Parmesan cheese)
  • 1 cup cup couscous, cooked according to package directions
  • 1/2 teaspoon teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 green, red, yellow or orange sweet peppers


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Wash the peppers, cut off the top and hollow out the inside.
  3. Cook couscous according to package directions.
  4. In a bowl combine cooked couscous with beans, tomatoes, onions, salt, pepper and cheese.
  5. Spoon mixture into peppers.
  6. Place peppers in a casserole dish and cover.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes or until peppers are soft when pierced with a fork.



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