Slow Cooker Italian Stuffed Peppers

These slow cooker Italian stuffed peppers are my go-to recipe for feeding a crowd. Sweet bell peppers are packed with a hearty filling of rice, Italian sausage, veggies, gooey cheese, and more.

Forget plating.  Forget garnish.  Forget about sexy food. Forget about your inner perfectionist. Because these stuffed peppers are for your tastebuds; and your tastebuds aren’t judging based on looks.


- onion - garlic - extra-virgin olive oil - tomato paste - red pepper flakes - peppers - good white bread - Italian sausage


You’ll start by microwaving the minced onion, oil, tomato paste, and red pepper flakes for about 5 minutes.

Add in sausage, zucchini, cheeses, and rice, then season with salt and pepper. Mix well by hand, then pack the mixture into the cored peppers.

Pour ⅓ cup water into your crockpot, then arrange the stuffed peppers upright. Cover and cook for 4-6 hours on low.

These slow cooker stuffed peppers are loaded with classic Italian flavors and the perfect meal to make ahead and impress guests for supper.

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