Vegan Cauliflower Rice Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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These cauliflower rice stuffed roasted peppers make for a delicious easy low-carb vegan dinner.

For the cauliflower rice, you can either buy some ready made (fresh or frozen) or blitz or grate half a head of fresh cauliflower. See how to make and cook cauliflower rice here for more.

This easy recipe below will make for two servings.


To make 2 servings

  • 2 peppersAny colour
  • 1 small onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 bags cauliflower rice (fresh or frozen)Or half a head of cauliflower, grated
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped Optional
  • 1 small tin of sweetcorn, drainedOptional
  • 1 tin black beans, drained and rinsedOr kidney or pinto beans
  • 5 tablespoons salsa
  • 1/2 packet taco or fajita seasoningOr seasoning to taste (salt, pepper, cumin, paprika, etc.)
  • (Vegan) Grated cheeseOptional
  • Olive oil

How to make easy vegan cauliflower rice stuffed peppers:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees or 180 degrees for fan ovens.
  2. Half the peppers and remove all the seeds.
  3. Either rub with a little olive oil or spray with some cooking spray. Season and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. In the meantime, heat around 1 tablespoon of olive oil or cooking spray in a large frying pan over a medium heat.
  5. Add the chopped onion, garlic and chilli (if using) and cook until softened (around 5 minutes).
  6. Add in cauliflower rice and cook until warmed through – about 3-4 minutes if fresh or 7-8 minutes from frozen.
  7. Add the taco or fajita seasoning or other seasoning to taste and stir through for another minute.
  8. Remove from the heat and stir through the salsa, beans and sweetcorn.
  9. Fill the peppers with the cauliflower mix and optionally top with a sprinkling of (vegan) grated cheese.
  10. Return to the oven for a further 20 minutes.
  11. Optionally serve with some freshly topped coriander, mashed avocado, salsa and/or sour cream.