Sausage Rice Stuffed Sweet Peppers recipe

Sausage-Rice Stuffed Sweet Peppers

These stuffed peppers are filled with a savory blend of flavors, including chicken sausage, black beans, Gouda cheese, organic brown rice, chia, and kale. Top it with sour cream for a hearty side dish or meal.

Prep Time

20 min

Cook Time

30 min



This Recipe Features:

Seeds of Change® Brown and Red Rice with Chia and Kale Product

SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Organic Brown & Red Rice with Chia & Kale


  • 2 fully-cooked flavored chicken sausage links (about 5 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 package (8.5 ounces) SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Organic Brown & Red Rice with Chia & Kale
  • 1 cup shredded smoked Gouda cheese
  • Sour cream
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 large bell peppers
  • Sliced green onion


  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cut sausage lengthwise into quarters; then slice into 1/4-inch pieces.
  3. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Cook and stir onion in oil 4–5 minutes or until onion begins to brown.
  5. Stir in garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds longer.
  6. Stir in SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Organic Brown & Red Rice with Chia & Kale, beans, barbecue sauce and water.
  7. Heat 2–3 minutes, stirring frequently, until hot. Stir in cheese and sausage.
  8. Cut peppers lengthwise in half; carefully remove white membrane and seeds.
  9. Place in baking dish. Spoon about 1/2 cup mixture into each pepper half.
  10. Bake uncovered 25–30 minutes or until peppers begin to soften. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream and the green onion.

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Nutrition Info
Servings 6
Calories (per serving) 280
Total Fat 10%
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0
Total Fat % DV 15%
Saturated Fat % DV 25%
Trans Fat % DV 0
Cholesterol N/A
Cholesterol % DV N/A
Sodium 690mg
Sodium % DV 29%
Total Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 4g
Total Carbohydrates % DV 9
Dietary Fiber % DV 20%
Protein 13g