Slow Cooker Italian Stuffed Peppers

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

Sweet bell peppers are packed with a hearty filling of rice, Italian sausage, veggies, gooey cheese, and more.


- Onion - Garlic - Extra-virgin olive oil - Tomato paste - Red pepper flakes - Peppers - White bread - Whole milk - Italian sausage - Zucchini - Monterey Jack cheese - Cooked rice - Parmesan cheese - Salt and pepper


In a microwave safe bowl, microwave the onion, oil, tomato paste and red pepper flakes, about 5 minutes, stirring often.

Cut ½″ top off each pepper, removing the seeds and stems.

In a large bowl, mash the bread with the milk and the back of a fork until combined. Mix in the onion mixture and chipped pepper tops.

Add the sausage, zucchini, Monterey Jack cheese, rice, Parmesan, and season well with salt and pepper.

Pour ⅓ cup water into your slow cooker and arrange the stuffed peppers upright so that they will remain standing while cooking.

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