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Make a delicious dinner in the Air Fryer with Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers!
Stuffed Peppers are a favorite in our household, especially during the summer. Why?
Because our garden is full of fresh bell peppers, perfect for making stuffed peppers.
If you prefer to make these in the oven, be sure to check out this post on How to Make Stuffed Peppers.
Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers
They are even easier to make when you make these Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers in minutes in the air fryer.
During the summer months, I try to utilize as many meals as possible with fresh produce, do you?
Our garden is just starting to produce some tasty produce, which led me to these Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers.
We have plenty of foods coming up and I’m anxious for more to come in as we head into July and August. Hopefully, we can keep it from drying out.
That’s the downside of Oklahoma summers, it gets so HOT, so quickly sometimes it just scorches the veggies!
This summer has been full for sure. We are now into a month in our summer with just about 8 weeks left to go. Honestly, it’s going by so quickly.
We’ve had so many activities.
It’s usually in July when things slow down for us, which is nice because then we have about a month to recover before school starts back up.
This year we are doing a staycation in July, so I’m still trying to figure out what we are going to do; however, staying at home and just swimming and relaxing it sounding like the best option.
Do you ever have times when as much as you’d love to go travel, you just want to stay home?
That’s basically how I feel right now.
I’d love to go to a beach…but honestly, I want to stay home and relax without having to do anything.
Although, even if we stay home I’m sure we will come up with a ton of projects to do because that’s just how we are! We can’t just sit still, I wish we could sometimes but it seems impossible.
Now, maybe being home will allow us some time to really work in the garden too.
I’m sure by the time our vacation rolls around we’ll have plenty growing, which means grilling all week long and lots of fresh veggies.
I am now using a Ninja Foodi Air Fryer; however, you can check out a variety of different air fryers in my post on, How to Choose the Right Air Fryer.
Let’s get to these Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers!
What do you need to make Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers?
- Air Fryer
- Green Bell Peppers
- Lean Ground Beef
- Olive Oil
- Green Onion, Diced
- Fresh Parsley
- Ground Sage
- Garlic Salt
- Cooked Rice
- Marinara Sauce
- Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
I also suggest investing in an Instant Read Thermometer to be sure that the meat is cooked to 160 degrees. ThermoWorks is my favorite thermometer, I’ve been using various versions of theirs for years.
Now, let’s get right to making these Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers!
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Air Fryer Stuffed Peppers
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- 6 Green Bell Peppers
- 1 Lb Lean Ground Beef
- 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
- 1/4 Cup Green Onion, Diced
- 1/4 Cup Fresh Parsley
- 1/2 Tsp Ground Sage
- 1/2 Tsp Garlic Salt
- 1 Cup Cooked Rice
- 1 Cup Marinara Sauce, More to Taste
- 1/4 Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
- Warm up a medium sized skillet with the ground beef and cook until well done.
- Drain the beef and return to the pan.
- Add in the olive oil, green onion, parsley, sage, and salt. Mix this well.
- Add in the cooked rice and marinara, mix well.
- Cut the top off of each pepper and clean the seeds out.
- Scoop the mixture into each of the peppers and place in the basket of the air fryer. (I did 4 the first round, 2 the second to make them fit.)
- Cook for 10 minutes at 355*, carefully open and add cheese.
- Cook for an additional 5 minutes or until peppers are slightly soft and cheese is melted.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 296 Total Fat: 13g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 70mg Sodium: 419mg Carbohydrates: 19g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 6g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 25g