Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Peppers

with pepperoncini

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

Pizza in a pepper? It's just crazy enough to work. In fact, this meal is crazy enough to be crazy-delicious, with savory sausage, meaty mushroom, and gooey, stretchy mozzarella. Add in a bit of marinara sauce, and you've managed to pizza a pepper. Crazy-delicious, crazy-easy… maybe this isn't so crazy after all.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 3 Green Bell Peppers
  • 6 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
  • 2 Pepperoncini
  • 2 Italian Sausage Links
  • 6 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem green bell peppers, halve lengthwise, and remove seeds and ribs. Cut mushrooms into ¼" slices. Slice pepperoncini into ¼" rounds. Remove Italian sausage from casing.

  • Step 2 - Start the Peppers

    Start the Peppers

    Place green bell pepper halves on prepared baking sheet and toss with 1 tsp. olive oil and a pinch of pepper. Massage oil into peppers. Arrange pepper halves cut side down. Roast in hot oven until tender but still crisp, 13-15 minutes. Remove from oven. Peppers will finish cooking in a later step. While peppers roast, make filling.

  • Step 3 - Make the Filling

    Make the Filling

    Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in a medium non-stick pan over medium heat. Add Italian sausage to hot pan. Stir occasionally, breaking up with a spoon, until browned, 3-4 minutes. Transfer sausage to a plate. Wipe pan clean and return to medium heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil and mushrooms to hot pan. Stir occasionally until lightly brown, 3-4 minutes. Remove from burner. Stir in Italian sausage, marinara, and a pinch of salt.

  • Step 4 - Finish the Peppers

    Finish the Peppers

    Carefully, flip pepper halves cut side up. Distribute filling evenly among pepper halves and top with cheese. Roast until cheese is lightly browned and bubbly and peppers are fully tender, 9-11 minutes.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with pepperoncini (to taste). Bon appétit!