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Roasted Sloppy Joe Stuffed Peppers

Roasted Sloppy Joe Stuffed Peppers

By Traeger Kitchen

Load your peppers with some hearty flavor. Homemade Sloppy Joe filling is packed into bell peppers, baked over cherrywood and topped with melted cheese. The sloppier the better with this recipe.

Prep Time

20 Min

Cook Time

45 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 Medium yellow onion, chopped
1 Tablespoon tomato paste
3 Clove garlic, minced
1 Pound ground beef
To Taste kosher salt
To Taste Black pepper
1 Cup tomato sauce
1/3 Cup ketchup
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
4 bell peppers, sliced in half lengthwise
1 Cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
chopped green onions, for garnish


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 350℉ and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 2

    In a large skillet over medium heat, add the oil and onion and cook until the onion is translucent, 5-8 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste, and garlic, and cook until fragrant, 2-3 minutes.


  • 3

    Add the ground beef, season with salt, pepper, and cook until browned, 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to low and stir in the tomato sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, apple cider vinegar, and brown sugar. Let simmer until slightly thickened, 3-5 minutes.

  • 4

    Divide the Sloppy Joe mixture evenly into 8 pepper halves and top with cheese.

  • 5

    Place the peppers directly on the grill grates. Close the lid, and cook until the peppers are tender, 45 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C


  • 6

    Remove the peppers from the grill, garnish with green onions, and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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