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Bulgarian Stuffed Peppers Palneni Chushki

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Bulgarian
Servings: 2
Calories: 331kcal


  • 2 red bell peppers cored and seeded
  • 6 ounces ground meat pork or beef
  • 1/4-1/2 cup cooked rice
  • ½ red onion chopped
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 small bunch of parsley chopped or 2 T dried parsley


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute the onions for 2 minutes until soft.
  • Add the ground meat and cook for 5 minutes until browned and cooked.
  • Season with salt, pepper and paprika powder.
  • Add the cooked rice to the meat mixture.
  • Using a spoon, stuff each bell pepper with the meat and rice mixture
  • Place the peppers in an oven dish filled half way with hot water to create steam to cook the peppers
  • Cover with foil and cook for 40 minutes in the oven
  • Uncover and cook for 5 more minutes to lightly brown the tops
  • Serve warm and enjoy!



Calories: 331kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 502mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3726IU | Vitamin C: 154mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg