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Slow Cooker Sausage Stuffed Peppers

Course Main


  • 1 lb. ground pork sausage browned and drained
  • 1-1/2 cup cooked rice
  • 1-1/2 cup salsa divided
  • 1-1/2 cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 red yellow and/or green peppers


  • Mix together sausage, rice, one cup salsa, one cup cheese and salt in a large bowl; set aside.
  • Remove tops from peppers; remove seeds.
  • Stuff peppers evenly with sausage mixture.
  • Individually wrap peppers in plastic wrap; place stuffed peppers in a freezer-safe container. Cook immediately, refrigerate overnight, or freeze until ready to use.

To cook:

  • Thaw peppers overnight in refrigerator if frozen.
  • Spoon remaining 1/2 cup salsa into a lightly greased slow cooker.
  • Unwrap peppers and stand up in slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low setting for 4 to 5 hours, until peppers are tender.
  • Sprinkle peppers with remaining cheese.
  • Cover and cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.