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Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Black Bean Stuffed Peppers are a tasty and easy dinner option.

Prep Time15 minutes

Total Time45 minutes


Please note: these estimates are based on the intended serving size.

Ingredients (Scaling)

  • net weight ounces canned low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • net weight ounces canned low-sodium corn, drained and rinsed
  • fluid ounces cooked brown rice
  • onion(s), chopped
  • fluid ounces cumin
  • fluid ounces cilantro
  • fluid ounces garlic powder
  • bell pepper(s), halved length-wise and seeded
  • fluid ounces water
  • fluid ounces reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Nonstick cooking spray

Black Bean Stuffed Peppers


  • Heat oven to 350°F. Spray a baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  • In a mixing bowl, combine black beans, corn, brown rice, onion, cumin, cilantro, and garlic powder. Mix well.

  • Fill each pepper half with bean mixture and place in the pan. Pour ¼ cup water into the pan. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.

  • Remove foil and sprinkle each pepper half with cheese. Bake uncovered for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.