Prepare to spice up your culinary game with these 35 ways to serve stuffed bell peppers.

We’ve got you covered, from healthy salads to luscious sauces, easy bread sides, and proteinbased topping ideas.

Stuffed pepper sides

So, grab your apron, and let’s dive into a world of delicious sides that upgrade your stuffed bell peppers.

Are you looking for a good recipe for stuffed peppers? Try these stuffed peppers.

Easy salads

Increase your veggie intake, and upgrade your stuffed peppers meal with these fresh and vibrant salads.

Bread-based Sides for Stuffed Peppers

Bread is always a winning combination with stuffed vegetables. Try these quick and crunchy bread sides that add texture and flavor to your bell pepper meal.

Side dishes with grains

Whether you have 5 or 15 minutes, these grains are great companions for your stuffed peppers.

The best toppings for stuffed peppers

Once the stuffed peppers are baked and you've garnished with fresh herbs, you're only missing the topping.

Try one of these easy sauces and toppings to level up your baked peppers.

Add plant-based protein

If you wanna increase your protein intake, these easy plant-based protein sources are great as toppings.

How to garnish stuffed peppers

You can top these peppers with your favorite toppings (dairy-free or not), for example:

More Stuffed Veggie Recipes

These salads, sauces, and vegetable side ideas easily pair with other stuffed vegetable dishes. Here are some of our favorites:

Or try any of these vegetable side dishes for more grilled, roasted, and steamed cooking ideas.

For many more side dish ideas, check out our sides category page.

35 Stuffed pepper sides

35 Ways to Serve Stuffed Peppers

By: Nico Pallotta
5 from 1 vote
Looking to find ideas for what to serve with stuffed peppers?
We've got you covered with these side dishes and dinner ideas, including vegetables, grains and salads.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American Italian


  • Check each individual recipe for ingredients required.
  • Cook your favorite recipe and serve with stuffed peppers.


  • How to store: Keep these meals stored in the refrigerator, ideally in an airtight container, for up to 3 days.
  • How to reheat: Warm it up on the stovetop or in the microwave.
    Before serving garnish with fresh herbs.


Mango Salad with Avocado


Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 days. You can eat them at room temperature, or reheat them in the microwave. We do not recommend freezing these recipes.


Serving: 200g, Calories: 250kcal, Carbohydrates: 40g, Protein: 6g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg
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