Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers

I came across this recipe on Pinterest and since I LOVE using my slow cooker, I had to try it. Not only was it easy, but it changed up my normal slow cooker meals, and turned out great! Definitely make this for the family!!


4-5 bell peppers (I used red)
1/2 of a yellow onion, diced
1 pound ground beef or turkey (uncooked)
1 cup canned enchilada sauce
1 1/4 cup shredded jack cheese
3/4 cup cooked Mexican rice (I used leftovers from a previous night)
1/3 cup water
Sour Cream


Finely dice 1/2 of a yellow onion. Pour a cup of enchilada sauce into a heat proof microwavable container. Add onion to the cup and microwave for 5 minutes, to soften onion.
Cut the tops off of the bell peppers and remove seeds/stems.
Pour 1/3 cup water into bottom of the slow cooker.
In a large mixing bowl, add in ground beef or turkey, onion/sauce mixture, Mexican rice, 1 cup cheese, 1 tsp salt/pepper, and mix until thoroughly combined.
Spoon mixture into each bell pepper filling it to the top. Place filled peppers into slow cooker and cook on low for 6 hours. Serve topped with sour cream.

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3 years 3 months ago

This receipe sounds delish but I was wondering if you put any type of liquid in the crock pot? Do you just grease it and set the peppers in? I’d like to make this tonight.. please help! :)

Kristin and Adriana
3 years 3 months ago

Hi Annie,

You put 1/3 cup water in the bottom of the slow cooker. I put that in the directions but forgot to add it to the ingredients list, oops!!

So excited that you are trying these tonight, I hope you love them as much as we do!! Keep us posted on how they turn out and if you have any other questions!!! : )

3 years 3 months ago

Ahh.. totally missed that part! Thank you! I will let you know how they turn out :)