Healthy Bell Pepper Recipes

Find healthy, delicious bell pepper recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Philly Chicken Cheesesteak Casserole

Rating: 5 stars 3
This Philly chicken cheesesteak casserole tastes just like the classic sandwich version but in casserole form. We swapped out the beef for ground chicken and added pasta to bring this quick one-skillet dinner together.
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By Laura Kanya

Chicken & Zucchini Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 21
This baked chicken and zucchini casserole is creamy, hearty and low-carb! The whole family will love this easy casserole, plus it's a great way to get the kids to eat their veggies (concealed in a delicious cheese sauce!).
By Adam Hickman

Turkey-Vegetable Bake

Rating: 4 stars 1
Need to use up leftover turkey from the holidays? Make this low fat casserole. It's made with brown rice and lots of vegetables.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Chicken, Peppers & Pasta Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 1
You can assemble this healthy chicken casserole before you leave for a party and pop it in the oven at the host's house. Or bake it at home and bring it along--it's delicious at room temperature too.
Hilary Meyer
By Hilary Meyer

Chicken Cutlets with Creamy Spinach & Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 9
Serve these saucy, ultra-quick chicken cutlets over your favorite pasta. This easy dinner recipe is sure to become a new weeknight favorite.
By Carolyn Casner

Chicken Enchilada Skillet Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 11
This simplified take on cheesy chicken enchiladas only requires one pan for cooking and eliminates the need to stuff and roll corn tortillas. Charring the veggies in a cast-iron skillet adds depth of flavor. Don't worry if you don't have one, because you can use any oven-safe skillet instead.
Andrea Kirkland
By Andrea Kirkland, M.S., RD

Baked Cavatelli Casserole

Rating: 5 stars 2
This easy to make, comforting dish will keep you warm on a cold day.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

Rating: 5 stars 4
This chicken spaghetti casserole has a super-creamy sauce that coats pasta, chicken and a generous serving of veggies. Panko gives this family-friendly casserole a bit of crunch on top. Be sure to let it rest for 20 minutes after coming out of the oven. This allows the casserole to cool and also set up nicely before serving.
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By Laura Kanya

Muffin-Tin Omelets with Feta & Peppers

Rating: 4.5 stars 16
These Greek-inspired baked mini omelets are the perfect breakfasts on the go. Mix the batter the night before, and they'll be ready to bake in the morning. Once they're baked, you can keep these tasty omelet muffins in your fridge or freezer for future meals. Double score!

Skillet Lemon Chicken with Spinach

Rating: 4.5 stars 8
This simple, ultra-quick chicken dinner--packed with spinach and peppers--is delicious on its own or served over brown rice or your favorite pasta.
By Carolyn Casner

Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajita Bowls

Rating: 5 stars 12
Skip the tortillas in favor of this warm fajita salad, which features a nutritious medley of chicken with roasted kale, bell peppers and black beans. The chicken, beans and vegetables are all cooked on the same pan, so this healthy dinner is easy to make and the cleanup is easy too.
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By Sara Haas, RDN

Hot Chicken Salad Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 1
A crunchy cornflake-almond topper complements this saucy chicken mixture.
By Diabetic Living Magazine
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Inspiration and Ideas

Asopao de Camarones (One-Pot Rice & Shrimp Stew)
Rating: Unrated 2
This hearty one-pot rice and shrimp stew is typically enjoyed during the cooler months in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. Brown rice adds a boost of fiber and is a good source of complex carbohydrates.
Slow-Cooked Ranch Chicken and Vegetables
Rating: Unrated 8
This creamy, veggie-packed chicken dinner comes together easily in your slow-cooker-and makes enough for another night's casserole (see associated recipe)!
Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers
Rating: 5 stars 6

Mounding a classic Philly cheesesteak mixture in a colorful bell pepper and melting cheese on top is an easy way to skip the bread and cut the carbs.