Our Top Comforting Dinner Recipes with Bell Peppers

Bell peppers are as versatile as they are flavorful and colorful! We've created a collection of our favorite comforting dinner recipes that feature bell peppers.

Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Bell Peppers
Elise Bauer

Bell peppers may not be spicy, like others in the pepper family, but they nonetheless bring a whole lot of bright flavor (and color!) to many of our favorite dinner recipes.

Whether they're grilled, sauteed, or hollowed out to serve as edible bowls, bell peppers are incredibly versatile in cooking. We've rounded up five of our favorite ways to incorporate bell peppers into comforting dinner recipes.

  • Beef Steak Fajitas

    steak fajitas
    Elise Bauer

    Savor the sizzle! Grilled skirt steak with onions and bell peppers are quick and easy to get on the dinner table on a weeknight. Serve this Tex-Mex classic with fresh tortillas, guacamole, sour cream, and salsa.

  • Sausage, Peppers, and Onions

    Sausage, Peppers, and Onions recipe
    Elise Bauer

    Comfort food doesn't get much better than this Italian-American classic. Sausages, simmered with bell peppers, onions and tomatoes and piled onto a hoagie roll, are oh-so delicious. Make this dish as hot or as mild as you like!

  • Mom's Ground Turkey and Peppers

    ground turkey recipes: ground turkey and peppers dish
    Elise Bauer

    Ready for a quick, easy and inexpensive weeknight recipe? This comforting one-pot meal, made with seasoned ground turkey and sauteed bell peppers and onions, can be cooked in the time it takes to make some rice or pasta to go with it. Definitely a keeper.

  • Beef Kebabs

    Shish Kabobs on wooden skewers with onions, bell peppers, and mushrooms, ready to eat
    Elise Bauer

    You gotta love a meal on a stick. Load any combination of marinated chunks of sirloin, bell peppers, mushrooms, and onions you want onto skewers and grill. Fun and tasty, that's a winning combination.

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  • Cheesy Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Bell Peppers

    Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Bell Peppers
    Elise Bauer

    Quinoa, black beans and cheddar cheese make a delicious (and meatless!) stuffing for bell peppers. This simple recipe is highly adaptable to your tastes. Looking for something meatier? Add in some Mexican chorizo and enjoy a spicy kick as well.