Stuffed Pepper Soup

Soup isn’t just for winter! This is a great recipe for when you need to whip up a quick meal. It’s perfect for a family or dinner guests alike, and takes only 10 minutes to prep. Tasty and convenient-the best of both worlds!


  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 pound lean ground beef, lamb, or turkey
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup chopped orange or red bell pepper
  • 1 cup finely diced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup diced, fresh tomatoes
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 + ¾ cup chicken or beef broth
  • ½ teaspoon dried marjoram
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley
  • Salt and fresh pepper, to taste


  1. In a large pot, brown the ground meat on medium to high heat and season with salt.
  2. Drain fat, if any, and reduce heat to medium-low, then add peppers, onions and garlic.
  3. Cook for approximately 5 minutes on low heat. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, chicken broth, spices, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve about 1.5 cups of soup in each bowl and top with ½ – ¾ cup cooked brown rice. Serves approximately 5-6.
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