Vegan Stuffed Peppers with Rice and Tomato Sauce

Colorful peppers stuffed with rice and vegetables for a healthy and delicious vegan meal

  • Main DishesType
  • MediumDifficulty
  • 15-30 minPrep. Time
  • 8Serving/Unit


The Peppers
Green pepper, 2 medium units
Yellow pepper, 3 medium units
Red pepper, 3 medium units
The Filling
Round brown rice, 1 cup
Sweet potato, 1 medium unit
Carrot, 2 medium units
Spinach, 2 cups
Onion, 1 medium unit
Garlic, 2 cloves
Tomato paste, 3 tablespoons
Dark raisins, 1/2 cup
Sliced blanched almonds, 1 handful
Olive oil, 1 teaspoon
Salt, 1 flat teaspoon
Black pepper, 1 pinch
Goji berry, 1/2 cup
The Sauce
Tomato, 7 medium units
Water, 1 cup
Salt, 1 pinch
to taste
Black pepper, 1 pinch
to taste


1. Cook the rice with 2 cups of water for about 30 minutes.
2. Peel the sweet potato and carrots and grate them on a coarse grater, chop the onion and garlic.
3. Heat the olive oil in a pan and fry the onion and garlic until the onion softens.
4. Add the sliced almonds to the pan with the onion and garlic, and continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes.
5. Mix all the additional filling ingredients well.
6. Chop 3 of the tomatoes and grind them a little using a hand blender (can also not grind at all or use a food processor for a few seconds).
7. Mix the tomatoes with 1 cup of boiling water and add salt and black pepper.
8. Cut the top of the peppers and clean from seeds.
9. Fill the peppers with the filling and place them densely in the pot.
10. Cut each of the remaining 4 tomatoes and cover each pepper with half a tomato with its inside facing down.
11. Pour the sauce to the bottom of the pot, bring to a boil and cook for about 30 minutes over medium heat.
12. Bon appetite (:
I recommend filling peppers in different colors, but you can use peppers of any color and in every possible variation you like.

Total time: ±1 hour

Equipment: grater, hand blender or food processor.

The nutritional value does not include the goji berry that considered as "superfood" due to its nutritional values.

Nutritional Values Serving/Unit 100 Grams
Calories 207 cal 43 cal
Proteins 6 g 1 g
Carbohydrates 42 g 9 g
Fat 3 g 1 g
The nutritional values appearing on this website are intended to provide general information only, and do not constitute a recommendation, a substitute for consulting a specialist or receiving medical advice.
Michal Peretz Recipe by Michal Peretz
Vegan Stuffed Peppers with Rice and Tomato Sauce
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