Large sumac lamb peppers

Stuffed Peppers with Sumac Lamb and Rice

I've always wanted to try making stuffed peppers but never found a recipe that seemed quite right. Then came a day when I'd planned moussaka but decided to do something lazier with the ingredients. The result - a delicious pepper stuffing!

Yield: 7
Collections: Greek Lamb Main Dish Rice

Featured Ingredients

Sesame seeds, with their wonderful nutty flavor, are a great addition to many dishes: green salads or pasta salads, stir fry, for... Size Options
$3.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.6 oz)
True Ceylon cinnamon spice, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, has a subtly complex flavor that doesn’t come across in the spicier and stronger... Size Options
$8.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.0 oz)
Moroccan coriander has a sweet, pleasant flavor with a hint of lemon. Ground coriander seed is easy to add to rice dishes, meat rubs, and... Size Options
$5.49 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 1.8 oz)
Sumac spice has a lovely, purple color and a tart flavor that is reminiscent of vinegar or lemon. It is an essential ingredient in Middle... Size Options
$6.49 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.5 oz)

Stuffed Peppers with Sumac Lamb and Rice Recipe

  • 6 TB olive oil, divided
  • 2 medium summer squash (or 3 small)
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • juice of one lemon
  • 3 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 3 tablespoons sumac
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup rice
  • 7 red bell peppers
  • optional: grated Parmesan, Romano, or asiago cheese
  • {{ buttonText }}
Preparation Instructions

Preheat broiler. Using 3 TB of olive oil, saute squash, garlic & onion in large skillet over medium-low heat until slightly softened. Mix lamb and spices, add to the pan and brown lamb. Add tomatoes and rice, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. While that's simmering, core and seed the bell peppers and coat the outside with the other 3 TB olive oil. Place under broiler for ten minutes per side. Allow to cool slightly. Stuff peppers with lamb and rice mixture. Top with grated cheese, if desired.

Yield: 7

Share Your Recipes!

Do you have a recipe you'd like to share with The Spice House community? We are currently gathering recipes to include in our collection and we would love to share yours online.

Submit Yours


No ratings yet. Be the first!