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Gefüllte Paprika mit Spinat
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5 from 1 vote

Stuffed peppers with spinach

A quick and healthy dish that is especially well liked with kids.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins


  • 2 peppers
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 150 gr 5 oz. fresh spinach
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 150 gr 5 oz. ricotta/vegan cream cheese
  • Nutmeg
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 can of chopped tomatoes
  • Italian herbs
  • Grated cheese vegan
  • Fresh basil & thyme
  • 200 gr 7 oz. Orzo/Kritharaki


  • Wash the 2 peppers, cut them in half and clean them out
  • Finely chop onions and garlic and roast them in olive oil
  • Roughly chop the fresh spinach and add it to the pan
  • Roast for about 3–5 minutes
  • Add ricotta and quickly heat it up
  • Season with nutmeg, salt and pepper
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C (392°F)
  • Put the tomatoes into an ovenproof dish and season them with salt, pepper and Italian herbs
  • Place the pepper halves inside and fill them with the spinach ricotta mixture
  • Sprinkle grated cheese and basil on top
  • Bake for 30 minutes
  • In the meantime prepare the orzo/kritharaki according to the packet instructions
  • Serve the peppers with the sauce and the noodles


Instead of orzo you can of course just serve rice or any other kind of noodles.


Serving: 2g