Grilled Green Peppers Stuffed with Black Beans and Rice

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4-10 servings Easy
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Ingredients (11)

  • 3 large green peppers, cut into quarters
  • 1/2 cup cooked rice
  • 2 cans black beans, drained slightly
  • 1 whole onion, chopped
  • 1 can chopped tomato, Mexican style
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, coarsely chop
  • 1 tbp. southwestern seasoning (or 2 tsp. chili powder and 2 tsp. cumin)
  • 2 tablespoons of prepared medium to spicy salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 fresh tomato cubed
  • salt and pepper to taste


This dish is a colorful side dish or a perfectly balanced main course. Top it with guacamole and sour cream for extra southwestern flair.


  1. 1Setting aside green peppers, cubed tomato and 1/2 cup grated cheese, mix all other ingredients together in large bowl.
  2. 2Stuff each 1/4 slice of pepper with beans and rice mixture.
  3. 3Add chopped tomato on top of each stuffed pepper.
  4. 4Sprinkle 1/2 cup reserved grated cheese over top of all the stuffed peppers.
  5. 5Place stuffed peppers on pre-heated grill (Low-Low/Med heat).
  6. 6Grill stuffed peppers 10-12 minutes on Low-Low/Med Heat, lid down. Timing will depend on how hot your grill is.
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