Mushroom and Ricotta Stuffed Peppers

Are you tired of the same old stuffed pepper recipes? Looking for a new and exciting way to enjoy this classic dish? Look no further than our Mushroom and Ricotta Stuffed Peppers recipe! This unique twist on a traditional favorite combines earthy mushrooms and creamy ricotta cheese for a flavor-packed filling that is sure to impress. In this post, we will walk you through the steps to create this delicious dish, from preparing the peppers to baking them to perfection. Get ready to elevate your stuffed pepper game with this mouthwatering recipe!


  • 4 large bell peppers
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Step 1: Prep the Peppers

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
  3. Place the peppers in a baking dish, cut side up.
  4. Drizzle the peppers with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.

Step 2: Prepare the Filling

  1. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped mushrooms and garlic, and cook until the mushrooms are browned.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, parsley, and the cooked mushrooms.
  4. Season the filling with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 3: Stuff the Peppers

  1. Remove the peppers from the oven and fill each pepper with the ricotta and mushroom mixture.
  2. Top the stuffed peppers with additional parmesan cheese, if desired.

Step 4: Bake the Stuffed Peppers

  1. Return the stuffed peppers to the oven and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.

Step 5: Serve and Enjoy!

  1. Remove the stuffed peppers from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.
  2. Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired, and enjoy your delicious mushroom and ricotta stuffed peppers!


These mushroom and ricotta stuffed peppers make for a flavorful and satisfying meal that is perfect for lunch or dinner. The combination of creamy ricotta cheese, earthy mushrooms, and sweet bell peppers is sure to please your taste buds. Give this recipe a try and impress your family and friends with a dish that is both delicious and nutritious!