Stuffed Peppers with Ham and Rice

Yummy and easy to make.


  • 4 large green bell peppers
  • 1 cup Kentuckian Gold Baked Ham, diced
  • 2 3/4 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 8 ounces grated mild Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley


  1. Cut peppers into halves crosswise and remove seeds and white membrane. Cook peppers in 2 cups of boiling salted water for 4 minutes.
  2. Drain and reserve liquid. Cook rice in reserved water until tender; drain.
  3. In a large skillet, sauté onion in butter until onion is tender, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Add 3/4 cup water and shredded cheese to onion skillet. Stir until blended; add ham, rice, and parsley.
  5. Fill pepper halves with rice and ham mixture; put on rack in skillet with about 1 cup of the pepper cooking liquid in the bottom.
  6. Cover and simmer over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes.
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