ukrainian Stuffed Mini Peppers

Stuffed Mini Peppers

These Mini Stuffed Peppers are pure comfort food. Stuffed peppers with a hearty rice, ground meat and vegetable filling in a flavor-packed sauce, baked until tender and juicy.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
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Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8 servings


  • 3 lbs mini bell peppers
  • 3/4 lb ground pork
  • 1/2 lb ground chicken
  • 1/2 cup uncooked rice, rinsed
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp dill, chopped
  • tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp Vegeta (or your favorite seasoning)


  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 3 Tbsp sour cream
  • cups chicken broth
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400°F when preparing the sauce.

stuff peppers-

  • Trim off the tops of the peppers and hallow out the insides of the peppers.
  • Boil rice about 12 minutes, until it starts to soften. Rinse the rice under cold water. Place in large bowl.
  • Saute onions with 2 Tbsp butter over medium/high heat.
  • Clean and grate the carrot. Add to onions along with garlic and another 2 Tbsp butter, saute until carrots are tender. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine the rice, ground meat, sauteed vegetables, seasoning, dill and mayo. Mix well to combine.
  • Stuff all the mini bell peppers with the meat filling. Place the stuffed peppers into a casserole dish.


  • In a saucepan, whisk together sour cream, ketchup and butter. Bring to a soft boil.
  • Add the chicken broth, whipping cream, salt, and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil again and remove from heat. Pour the sauce over the stuffed peppers.
  • Cover the casserole dish with foil.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes or until peppers are tender and pierce easily.
  • Serve with sour cream and fresh dill.

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