Gefüllte Paprika

Gefüllte Paprika, also known as stuffed peppers, is a traditional dish in German cuisine. It typically consists of bell peppers stuffed with a mixture of ground meat, rice, and vegetables. The dish is usually baked in the oven and can be enjoyed as a main course or as a side dish.


  • 4 large bell peppers
  • 1 lb ground meat (beef, pork, or a combination of both)
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 cup diced vegetables (such as zucchini, carrots, or mushrooms)
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup beef or chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Optional: grated cheese for topping


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground meat until browned.
  4. Add the onion, garlic, and diced vegetables and cook for another 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the tomato paste, cooked rice, and broth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Stuff the bell peppers with the meat and rice mixture.
  7. Place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish and add 1/2 cup of water to the dish.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes or until the peppers are tender and the filling is cooked through.
  9. Optional: top with grated cheese and bake for an additional 5 minutes.

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