How To Cook: Trader Joe’s Stuffed Peppers

by How To Mommy on 07.18.12

 My girls and I were shopping at Trader Joe’s this morning {love that store} and I smelled something wonderful.

We went back to the “Demos” section and tasted their stuffed peppers.

They were amazing and I immediately knew what was for dinner.

We had them tonight and my husband and I loved them!  Plus, they could not be easier to make.

While the girls weren’t crazy about the pepper, they did love the filling.

Trader Joe’s Stuffed Peppers

Serves: 3     Calories: 230     Fat: 6.5 g
Carbs: 21 g     Fiber: 4 g     Protein: 17 g


  • 1 package TJ’s Tri-Color Bell Peppers
  • 1 cup TJ’s Brown Jasmine Rice, cooked {I just used Uncle Ben’s Instant Brown Rice that I had on hand}
  • 1 cup TJ’s Organic Tomatoes, Diced & Fire Roasted with Organic Green Chiles {I used the whole can so they wouldn’t be dry}
  • 2 TJ’s Smoked Andouille Chicken Sausages, diced {I actually put it in my food processor so it was more of a ground consistency}
  • ½ cup TJ’s Shredded Cheddar Cheese

How To Make It:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Slice peppers in half from stem to tip and remove seeds.
  3. In a bowl, combine rice, tomatoes and sausage.
  4. Scoop mixture into pepper halves.
  5. Place stuffed peppers in a roasting pan, cover and bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and top peppers with cheese.
  7. Cook uncovered for an additional 8-10 minutes until cheese is melted and starting to brown. Serve.

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1 Debra Elliott July 18, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Thank you for hosting. I linked up!


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