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Easy Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

This Easy Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup recipe is simple to make and packed with flavor! It is made with ground beef, bell peppers, onion, canned tomatoes, spices and rice. It is a healthy family dinner idea for a busy weeknight. Serve it up with a batch of cornbread or homemade quesadillas for a hearty meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 341kcal


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground meat
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup red onion finely diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 29 oz
  • 1 can tomato sauce 15 oz
  • 1 can chicken broth 14 oz
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup white rice
  • Chopped fresh cilantro


  • Heat 1 Tablespoon of olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat.
  • Add the ground beef and cook until browned, about 8 minutes.
  • Add the chopped bell pepppers and onion to the ground beef.
  • Cook over medium heat until vegetables soften, about 5 minutes.
  • Then, add in minced garlic cloves and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, chicken broth, thyme, and cilantro. Season with the salt and pepper to taste.
  • Heat soup until boiling, then turn down to simmer
  • Cover pot and allow the soup to simmer for about 30 minutes or until the peppers are tender.
  • While the soup is simmering, prepare 2 cups of white rice according to directions.
  • When soup is done, add the rice and stir until well combined.
  • Serve hot and garnish with the fresh chopped cilantro if desired.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 175mg | Potassium: 490mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 775IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 3mg