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Costco Stuffed Peppers – Review and Instructions

Costco Stuffed Peppers with Ground Beef, Rice and Cheese - Prepared Food

The Kirkland Signature Stuffed Peppers is one of the most popular prepared meals in the Costco Deli – and for a good reason. They are a complete meal, with seasoned ground beef and rice stuffed inside a fresh bell pepper…these have protein, rice and vegetable all in one colorful beef stuffed pepper. Simply bake them and dinner is done…you can even bake them right in the container they come in (well, remove the plastic cover).

Costco Stuffed Peppers
Fan Favorite Prepared Meal Costco Stuffed Bell Peppers with Ground Beef, Rice and Cheese Stuffing

Why We Like Them

Our review: These are super easy to make, and they come complete with a veggie, protein and starch all ready – just cover with aluminum foil and pop them in the oven, and dinner is done! You can make as many or as few of the stuffed bell peppers as you like. If you cook the whole tray, don’t worry because they heat up well so if you have leftovers, they make a great quick lunch just zap them in the microwave!

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My 9 year old loves the the Kirkland stuffed bell peppers! My picky 10 year old doesn’t love them – but he doesn’t love anything so the fact that he’ll eat half of one is kind of a win if you know him. If your kids are picky, I’d say that if they will eat meatballs, sloppy joes or meatloaf, they will most likely eat these. If those are no-go, then these might not be the right dinner for them.

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Costco Stuffed Peppers Price and Item Number

Kirkland Signature Stuffed Bell Peppers with Ground Beef and Rice is costs $4.99 per pound in-store at Costco, and is Costco Item #42940. Each package of 6 stuffed bell peppers will weigh in around 3.5-3.8 pounds – expect to spend $17-$19 per package.

How to Cook Costco Stuffed Bell Peppers

Costco Stuffed Peppers with Beef, Rice and Cheese
Yield: 6

Costco Stuffed Bell Peppers Cooking Instructions

Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Costco Stuffed Peppers are super easy to make! The fresh bell peppers are stuffed with seasoned ground beef, rice and cheese and all you have to do is bake them in the oven for a meal complete with protein, whole grains and vegetables!

You'll find the Kirkland Stuffed Peppers in the prepared food section of the Costco Deli and they cost a little under $20 for 6 stuffed bell peppers. They do take a little while to cook so while they aren't "quick" there is zero prep and they are super easy to make. We recommend them for an easy weeknight meal option!

Ingredients

  • 1 package of prepared Kirkland Signature stuffed bell peppers from Costco

Instructions

    Costco Stuffed Peppers with Ground Beef, Rice and Cheese - Prepared Food

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit.
    2. Remove clear plastic lid and re-cover container with foil.
    3. Bake 50-60 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165 degrees.

Notes

Tip peppers to pour off excess water/juice from cooking and let rest 1 minutes before serving. If you like your stuffing to crisp up a bit, remove foil for last 15 minutes of cook time.

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Ingredients

FILLING [BEEF CRUMBLES – COOKED (BEEF, SALT, BEEF STOCK, NATURAL FLAVORS), TOMATO PASTE, WATER, PARBOILED RICE (RICE, IRON, NIACIN, THIAMIN, MONONITRATE, FOLIC ACID, MOZZARELLA & PROVOLONE CHEESE (PASTEURIZED PART-SKIM MILK, PASTEURIZED MILK, CHEESE CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES), VINEGAR, ONION, SUGAR, SALT, RED & GREEN PEPPERS, BROWN SUGAR, SPICES. ONION, GARLIC, MOLASSES], BELL PEPPERS, PARMESAN CHEESE (PASTEURIZED PART SKIM MILK, CHEESE
CULTURES SALT, ENZYMES), DRIED PARSLEY.

MADE IN FACILITY THAT PROCESSES WHEAT SOY, EGG AND MILK.

CROSS CONTAMINATION WARNING: PEANUTS, TREE NUTS, FISH, SHELLFISH, CRUSTACEAN & SESAME. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR ACTUAL PACKAGING CAREFULLY.

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