115 Filled Foods to Stuff Yo’ Self Silly With
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115 Filled Foods to Stuff Yo’ Self Silly With

Make a little room in your recipe box, because we’ve got quite the collection of stuffed foods to stuff yourself silly with — 115 eats, to be exact. Covering all manner of sweet and savory courses, you can easily plan an entire feast (or five) of just stuffed foods — we’d certainly love an invite to that party. Hope you’re hungry!

Bread

1. Grilled Stuffed Naan With Garlic Scape Chutney: Garlic naan is already a near-perfect food, so we can only imagine how much more irresistible it gets once stuffed with a punchy garlic scape chutney and tons of melty cheese. Toss these flatbreads on the grill ASAP. (via Feasting at Home)

2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Stuffed Soft Pretzels: When two of our great loves — soft pretzels and chocolate chip cookies — get together in one twirl, it’s a beautiful, sweet-salty thing. (via Half Baked Harvest)

3. Chili Stuffed Cornbread Muffins: Cornbread and chili go together like two peas in a pod, so it’s about time that these muffins came along and got straight to the point. (via Climbing Grier Mountain)

4. Prosciutto and Gruyère Croissants: Prosciutto and gruyère are a welcome upgrade from standard ham and cheese, making this a cross-cultural stuffed croissant like no other. Oh la la, indeed. (via Alexandra’s Kitchen)

5. Cheese Stuffed Garlic Rolls: Oh. My. God. Look at those buns. Oozing with cheesy goodness, these are worlds beyond ordinary garlic bread. (via Handle the Heat)

6. Baked Egg Boats: Stuffed bread for breakfast? Don’t mind if we do. Filled with eggs, pancetta, cheese and a smattering of scallions, these bread boats are way better than anything you could order at the diner. (via Spoon Fork Bacon)

7. Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Filled Pretzel Bites: Crunchy peanut-butter-filled nuggets from the snack aisle are always a hit. And you can be sure that some swooning will occur once you taste this softer version. (via The Curvy Carrot)

8. Chicken Alfredo Rollups: No time to sit down to enjoy a bowlful of pasta? Make these chicken-Alfredo-stuffed crescent rolls for dinner on the run instead. (via Damn Delicious)

9. Chocolate Stuffed Crust Pizza: With its ganache-filled crust, you may just be tempted to eat this cream-filled chocolate pizza from the inside out. (via Stylist)

10. Spinach, Artichoke, Bacon Stuffed Soft Pretzels: Spinach-artichoke dip, bacon, beer and bread — sounds like quite the spread, huh? Better yet, mix and twist ’em all together to get this epic pretzel. (via Half Baked Harvest)

11. Stuffed French Bread: Loaded with well-seasoned ground beef and cheese, slices of this loaf make for one heck of a quick weeknight dinner. Talk about an inventive and equally tasty alternative to the usual cheeseburger. (via Life in the Lofthouse)

12. Stuffed Crust Pizza (Gluten-Free): There’s no going back to delivery after you try this method for cheese-stuffed crust pizza. The dough here is gluten-free, but your fave can be swapped in its place no sweat. (via Gluten-Free on a Shoestring)

13. Pulled Pork Stuffed Waffles: Shredded, saucy pulled pork is an unexpected yet outrageously delicious filling for yeasted waffles. Looks like bacon has some stiff competition at the breakfast table. (via Sweet Frosting)

14. Cheese Stuffed Pretzel Bites With Rosemary Salt: A few sprigs of fresh rosemary bring the usual pretzel salt into gourmet territory. Along those lines, if you’re moved to switch out the mozzarella sticks tucked in the middle with something a little more artisanal, we’d support that decision wholeheartedly. (via In Sock Monkey Slippers)

15. Salted Caramel Donuts: Who else is doing their best Homer Simpson impression right now? The things we’d do to get our hands on one of these deep amber, salted caramel delights… (via The Sugar Hit)

16. Cheese Pepperoni Pizza Bites: Each of these bites is basically the most perfect, mini personal-size pizza EVER. Your move, monkey bread. (via Just a Taste)

17. Cheesy Lasagna Calzones: All the good stuff about a classic meat and cheese lasagna wrapped up in pizza dough? Oh baby, count us in! (via Oh, Sweet Basil)

18. Cheesy Calzone With Kale and Spinach: This is a great way to sneak some greens into your diet. Surrounded by dough and cheese, they practically go unnoticed — well, that is besides all the pretty color they provide. (via She Knows)

19. Grilled BBQ Chicken Calzones: Amp up the grilled factor by tossing the chicken for the filling of these smokey calzones on the barbie, too. (via The Baker Mama)

20. Muffuletta Calzone: What’s not to love about this Italian twist on the classic New Orleans sandwich, which features all of the meats? OK, maybe just salami and ham, but feel free to play around — plus cheese and veggies? (via Kitchen Daily)

21. Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Calzones: We’re loving this California-style calzone filled with a creamy avocado-cilantro mayo, bacon and chicken. (via Kudos Kitchen by Renee)

22. Peanut Butter and Double Chocolate Calzone: With this tasty calzone packed full of peanut butter cup flavor, you can easily make a two-course meal out of tasty filled breads. (via It’s a Lovely Life)

23. Calzone: Tuck into this calzone filled with ricotta, mozzarella, roasted butternut squash, broccoli rabe and mushrooms — it’s pizza, reimagined. Talk about a perfect recipe to make for fall. (via A Cozy Kitchen)

24. Three Cheese Caprese Calzone: Fresh tomatoes and basil are stuffed inside these tasty breads along with ricotta, parmesan and mozzarella. Served with a homemade tomato sauce for dipping, they have a fantastic balance of flavors working in their favor. (via Food Network)

25. Sweet Corn Calzones: Enjoy these Indian-influenced calzones filled with potatoes, corn, spinach, onions and spicy peppers. The crust is especially unique — a fusion of pie and pizza doughs. (via Lite Bite)

26. Easy Philly Cheese Steak Calzone: Steak, onions and peppers mingle with tons of melted cheese inside these hot pockets of doughy goodness. (via Will Cook for Smiles)

27. Ham + Cheese Calzones (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free): Ham and cheese work beautifully together tucked inside a buttery almond flour crust. (via All Day I Dream About Food)

28. Veggie Calzone With Roasted Garlic: Heads up, garlic lovers; this recipe’s for you. Between a roasted garlic cream, tomato sauce and a sprinkle of minced garlic on the crust before baking, two whole bulbs of the stuff are put to use. (via Leafy Greens and Me)

29. Goat Cheese, Basil and Italian Sausage Calzones: Mozzarella and goat cheese make an excellent cheesy duo in these calzones. The former lends moisture and a ton of melty goodness, while a few dabs of the latter impart a bit of tang to keep things interesting. (via Life as a Strawberry)

30. Breakfast Calzones: Enjoy waking up to these egg- and cheese-stuffed calzones. Have fun playing around with different fillings — crispy bacon, breakfast sausage, veggies — and maybe even biscuit or crescent roll dough in lieu of pizza crust. (via Pillsbury)

Veggies

31. Cheesy Stuffed Peppers: Tons of cheese and a few briny additions keep these vegetarian stuffed peppers just as exciting as their meat-filled counterparts. (via Devour)

32. Paleo Stuffed Avocados With Cilantro Cream Sauce: Creamy avocado stuffed with seasoned, shredded chicken and drizzled with a lovely crema are a treat any time. Serve these up for Cinco de Mayo or as a hearty-yet-healthy party food. (via Fed and Fit)

33. Ricotta and Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes: Enjoy the classic Italian flavors stuffed inside these sweet tomatoes. Although an accompaniment is not necessary, a crusty loaf of no-knead bread would bring it to the next level. (via Sugar Et Al)

34. Queso-Stuffed Padron Peppers: Use toasted slices of bread to scoop up these oozing peppers served over a kicky romesco sauce. (via Little Ferraro Kitchen)

35. Stuffed Cucumber Kimchi: A terrific alternative to the usual dill pickles and standard cabbage kimchi. You get a good dose of heat and pickle-y action in every bite. (via K Solomon)

36. Chile Rellenos With Chipotle Cream Sauce: There’s no shortage of stringy, cheesy goodness and spice here. (via Perpetually Hungry)

37. Blue Cheese Guacamole Stuffed Mushrooms With Buffalo Sauce: Everyone will love this fusion of a few favorite appetizers. Loaded with guacamole and blue cheese, they’re nothing short of irresistible. (via Half Baked Harvest)

38. Italian Stuffed Peppers: The filling is nearly a meal in and of itself. Featuring veggies, potatoes, meat and a whole lotta cheese, you’ll be just as stuffed when you’re through. (via The Nourishing Home)

39. Lemon-Garlic Stuffed Artichokes (Gluten-Free): Simple and elegant, stuffed artichokes are a great way to transition from the jarred kind to a fresher, more delicious approach. (via The Sensitive Foodie)

40. Crab and Couscous Stuffed Tomato Salad: Save this one for when tomatoes are at their peak sweetness at the farmers’ market. A quick-cook stuffing of dressed crab and couscous just screams summertime fun. (via She Knows)

41. Chicken and Mushroom Stuffed Peppers: Packed with tons of produce and flavor, this lightened-up stuffed pepper is crave-worthy fare that you can feel good about. (via Foodie Crush)

42. Caprese Quinoa Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms: Tossing the mushrooms on the grill not only gives them great flavor, but also keeps your kitchen cool at the same time. Serve up these stuffed ‘shrooms at your next cookout. (via Half Baked Harvest)

43. Mexican Millet Stuffed Peppers: A combo of beans and millet make for one filling filling. The host of sweet, savory and spicy additions kicks things up a notch too. (via Healthfully Ever After)

44. Vegan Zucchini Sweet Potato Rolls: What a fun new way to stuff zucchini. You’ll love the creamy intermingling of sweet potatoes and avocado in the middle, as well as the abbreviated ingredients list — only FOUR items plus salt and pepper. (via Lemons and Basil)

45. Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms: Make these delish appetizers for any winter celebration — they go from New Year’s to Super Bowl with ease. (via Mummy’s Fast and Easy)

46. Wild Rice and Sausage Stuffed Peppers: In search of a classic, Italian-style stuffed pepper? Look no further: This pesto-enhanced version is a total winner. (via Fork Knife Swoon)

47. Salsa, Bacon and Cheese Dip Stuffed Mushrooms: Let’s just say rich, creamy cheese plus bacon and a spoonful of salsa make for some totally poppable treats. (via Diethood)

48. Smoky Breakfast Stuffed Poblano Peppers: Talk about a great way to wake up your tastebuds in the morning. A hearty hash brown and egg stuffing gives these bad boys some serious staying power. (via A Spicy Perspective)

49. Provencal-Style Stuffed Onions: Serve these well-seasoned onions on the side of a simply roast chicken or pork loin. Heads up: They just might steal the spotlight. (via The View From Great Island)

50. Shrimp-Stuffed Avocados With Mango-Jalapeño Salsa: A double dose of mango action enlivens these shrimpy stuffed avocados with a tropical flair. (via Chocolate for Basil)

51. Triple Threat Potatoes: Baked, mashed and fried, these potatoes showcase all of the spud’s good sides in just two bites. (via Brit + Co)

52. Chipotle Chicken Stuffed Brown Sugar Roasted Acorn Squash: Brown butter bread crumbs are the finishing touch sprinkled atop these cheese, couscous, chicken and veggie-stuffed squash halves. (via Half Baked Harvest)

Pasta

53. Ricotta and Arugula Stuffed Shells With Meat Sauce: You get the best of both worlds with this recipe. Shells are stuffed with creamy ricotta and peppery arugula and then topped off with a rich, homemade meat sauce.(via Cookbooks 365)

54. Skillet Baked Stuffed Rigatoni: Just one taste of these noodles carefully stuffed with ricotta and goat cheese is sure to convince you that the piping bag should be used for more than just cookie decorating. (via Heather Christo)

55. Stuffed Shells Florentine: A scant amount of cheese and produce-packed spinach, tomato, and mushroom filling lighten things up without sacrificing taste. (via Diethood)

56. Classic Manicotti: This is an easy recipe to master, and a great way to get the little ones involved with the cooking. Everyone will enjoy eating the finished product. (via Saveur)

57. Mamma Bianco’s Sausage and Gorgonzola Stuffed Shells: The luscious blue cheese Alfredo sauce poured over top barely scratches the surface of all the good things going on in this casserole. (via The Brooklyn Ragazza)

58. Roast Duck and Wild Mushroom Tortellini: You’ll love how the caramelized pear sauce cuts through the richness of this duck and wild mushroom tortellini. It’s quite the elegant balance of sweet and savory. (via Thyme)

59. Butternut Squash and Gorgonzola Rigatoni Pasta Pie: Here, the creamy squash and cheese sauce stuffs itself into and between each of the noodles to bake up into a savory pie that’s hard to pass up. (via Half Baked Harvest)

60. Smokey Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells: Love things a lil’ smokey? Simply swap in store-bought smoked rotisserie chicken for an extra boost of flavor. (via Lemony Thyme)

61. Mexican Manicotti: Throw a fiesta for your tastebuds with this zesty twist. They’ll definitely be saying “Más, por favor!” (via Little Leopard Book)

62. Pumpkin, Sage and Sausage Stuffed Shells: Pumpkin puree lends an extra boost of veggie action and creaminess to the sauce poured over these sublime shells. (via The Spiffy Cookie)

63. Baked Rigatoni Cake: Wouldn’t this savory cake be a fun centerpiece for a pasta lover’s next birthday meal? (via Martha Stewart)

64. Vegan Stuffed Shells: A mix of well-seasoned cashew ricotta and tofu is a wonderful stand-in for the typical dairy-filled stuffing. (via Love and Lemons)

65. Stuffed Gnocchi: Shake up your next batch of gnocchi with a sneaky, Asian-inspired filling and peanut-coconut sauce. A little bit of crunch and creaminess and a ton of flavor is packed into each dumpling. (via Taste Without Borders)

66. Spinach Anthotyro Cannelloni: Anthrotyro and kefalotyri cheeses plus a sauce made from our fave strained yogurt get these manicotti to the Greek, no sweat. Not enough time to visit the cheesemonger? Simply swap ricotta and Parmesan for a just-as-yummy take. (via The Foodie Corner)

67. Baked Spinach-Ricotta Rotolo: A cross between cannelloni, lasagna and rigatoni pies, you know this casserole has got to be good. (via Recipe Tin Eats)

68. Spaghetti Squash Stuffed Shells: It’d be a bit silly (or awesome?) to stuff for real spaghetti inside pasta shells, but we’ll give spaghetti squash a chance. Coupled with spinach and ricotta, it adds wonderful substance without adding a whole bunch of calories. (via Edible Perspective)

69. Easy Italian Shrimp Tortellini Bake: Packaged tortellini make this a quick ‘n’ easy, well-balanced meal to throw together in your cast iron skillet tonight. (via This Gal Cooks)

70. Chocolate Manicotti (Vegan): Chocolatey cashew cream plus coconut oil ganache poured over top are enough to make this manicotti a dairy-free chocolate lover’s dream come true. (via Runnin Srilankan)

71. Black Bean and Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Shells: Stuffed shells took a little trip south-of-the-border and came back packed with a fiesta of flavors. (via Bakeaholic Mama)

72. Asparagus and Kale Stuffed Shells: Your tastebuds will probably be too distracted by a homemade red sauce and dollops of basil pesto to even notice that these shells feature a duo of healthy veggies. (via Edible Perspective)

73. Skillet Baked Pulled Pork and Broccoli Rabe Stuffed Shells: Meltingly tender pulled pork and garlic-and chili-cooked broccoli rabe are a perfect pairing stuffed inside giant pasta shells. (via Heather Christo)

74. Spinach and Ricotta Gnudi: Can’t decide between ravioli and gnocchi? Gnudi is the answer. (via Carolina Girl Cooks)

75. Deep Fried Ravioli on a Stick: How cool! Frying ravioli gives the pasta just enough structure to be speared. Try this recipe out with your favorite variety — cheese, meat or veggie. (via Just a Taste)

Main Courses

76. Stuffed Pork Chops With Roasted Grapes: A salty herb and spice brine is a sort of invisible stuffing for these mouthwatering cheese- and sage-filled chops. The brine adds a few extra minutes of prep and planning, but the flavor payoff is huge. (via Foodie Crush)

77. Stuffed Meatballs: The pocket of melty mozzarella that awaits you in the middle makes these some top-notch meatballs. Whether you enjoy them in a sandwich or on top of spaghetti (all covered with cheese), you cannot go wrong. (via Baker by Nature)

78. Cheese and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Breasts: Creamy garlic, sun-dried tomato and prosciutto stuffing keep these breasts far, far away from boring territory. (via Jo Cooks)

79. Stuffed Calamari With Tomato Sauce: If you’re looking for a change of pace from the usual fried calamari with marinara, this recipe is a great way to begin branching out. You’ll enjoy some familiar flavors in a whole new way — one that only takes 20 minutes to cook. (via Blog Her)

80. Chorizo Cornbread Stuffed Pork Chops With Poblano Cream Sauce: Talk about hot stuff. Chorizo and poblanos heat up spice-rubbed pork chops to create one sexy entree. (via Drool Worthy Daily)

81. Stuffed Flank Steak: Rolled up with spinach, tomatoes and cheese, you get a nice side of veggie action with each slice of this grilled flank steak. (via Southern Boy Dishes)

82. Baked Mozzarella Chicken Rolls: When caprese salad meets chicken Parm, this casserole is the delicious result. It’s no doubt a dinner the whole family will enjoy. (via Pinch of Yum)

83. Apple + Fennel Stuffed Salmon with Cider Sauce: The fennel- and mustard-seed-infused apple cider reduction poured over these produce-stuffed salmon fillets sounds absolutely divine. (via Simple Bites)

84. Stuffed Braised Pork Shoulder: Be warned, the intoxicating fragrance of this roast will tantalize you for hours as it braises in your Dutch oven. (via Simply Recipes)

85. Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Mangoes and Basil: Filled with mangoes and coconut sticky rice, your tastebuds will be momentarily transported to the tropics. Just add an extra veggie or salad on the side for an even more complete meal. (via Food Fanatic)

86. Skinny Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Chicken: We might have a slight jalapeño popper addiction. Oh well, at least these lightened-up, stuffed chicken breast allow us to indulge with less guilt. (via Sassy Girlz)

87. Mozzarella Stuffed, Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf: Upgrade meatloaf from “I’ll pass” to “More, please” with a ribbon of mozzarella running through the center AND a bacon wrap. Mmmmmmm. (via Savory Nothings)

88. Spanish Rice Stuffed Chicken: Rolled in a totally on-point (and naturally gluten-free) tortilla chip crust, it’s almost impossible to describe all of the fab flavors and textures you’ll encounter in every bite of this chicken. (via Sweet C’s Designs)

89. Chard and Leek Stuffed Sole: Sweet leeks and Swiss chard are a wonderful stuffing for mild-flavored sole. The lemon cream sauce poured on top brings the whole thing together. (via Cooking in Sens)

90. Pork Loin di Parma: Are you ready for some pork on pork action? Featuring two famous foods from the Parma region of Italy (Parm and proscuitto), each slice is eye-rollingly good. (via Hourglass and Bloom)

91. Roasted Lamb Breast With Moroccan Stuffing: A sweet, fragrant quinoa stuffing is a terrific accompaniment for succulent, spiced lamb. (via The Krooked Spoon)

92. Bacon-Chipotle Stuffed Cheeseburger: Heck yes. These fat, juicy patties will certainly satisfy all of your meat and cheese cravings. (via Brunch Time Baker)

93. Chicken Sausage, Apple and Onion Stuffed Chicken: A tumble of crunchy chopped walnuts and woody sage both complement and contrast beautifully with the tender chicken, sausage and apples underneath. (via Barbells and Bellinis)

94. Spinach and Apricot Stuffed Pork Tenderloin: Two forms of apricots — dried and preserved — add a welcome layer of sweet tanginess to this tenderloin. (via Oprah)

95. Avocado Stuffed Meatballs (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free): We love adding a few slices of avocado atop our burgers, so it’s only natural that the green stuff works just as well as a creamy-yet-dairy-free filling inside meatballs. (via The Iron You)

Dessert

96. Oreo Stuffed Funfetti Cupcakes: No doubt, Oreos plus a flurry of Funfetti is a recipe for a party… in your mouth. (via Popsugar)

97. Piñata Cake: You’ll love watching folks’ reactions as you cut into this cake. Once you hit the treasure trove of candy in the middle, the fiesta really begins. (via I Should Be Mopping the Floor)

98. Nutella Therapy Cookies: Between the chocolate, Nutella and salt, these cookies are totally swoon worthy. Bookmark this recipe for a dreary day or as a cure for you-know-when. (via Cleobuttera)

99. Caramel Stuffed Soft Gingerbread Cookies: We’ll take a few of these soft, stuffed gingerbread cookies over those festive little men any day. (via Fabtastic Eats)

100. Browned Butter Blondies With Sea Salt Butterscotch Caramels: A bit of chocolate keeps these blondies from caramel overload — if there is even such a thing. (via The Food Charlatan)

101. Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Cakes: You won’t believe just how easy these cakes are to make. Three ingredients and thirty minutes later, your double-stuffed brownies will be ready to eat. (via Picky Palate)

102. Marshmallow Stuffed Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies: Fluffernutter fans, these cookies have your name written all over them. (via Show Me the Yummy)

103. Mini Funfetti Cheesecake Pastries: These are like your fave cheese Danish, only better. Just look at those fun sprinkles. (via The Sweet {Tooth} Life)

104. Peanut Butter Stuffed Double Chocolate Banana Cupcakes: Banana bread is great and all, but sometimes you just need a sweeter way to use up any overripe fruit. These buckeye-filled, peanut-butter frosted cupcakes are just the ticket. (via American Heritage Cooking)

105. Mini Apple Cinnamon Stuffed Beignets: Now these are some Mardi Gras-worthy beignets. We’ll take a (paper) bagful, please. (via Lorimer Street Kitchen)

106. Salted Rolo Stuffed Chocolate Cookies: These salted dark, double chocolate cookies sound amazing on their own. But once you tuck a little bit more chocolate and caramel inside, they become practically irresistible. (via Little Spice Jar)

107. Samoa Surprise Cupcakes: These aren’t just doppelgängers for one of our favorite Girl Scout cookies. Nope, there’s a whole Samoa cookie baked right into each cake. Now that’s what we call a caramel delight. (via Bethcakes)

108. Chocolate-Caramel Kahlua Brownies: Can’t you practically taste the fudgy, spiked brownie goodness already? (via TitiCrafty)

109. Chocolate Stout Cupcakes: Stuffed with a pecan-stout-caramel filling, these cinnamon buttercream swirled cupcakes are an outrageous treat that even non-beer-drinkers will enjoy. (via Nom Nom Kingdom)

110. Brown Butter Crepe Ice Cream Tacos: When you take homemade ice cream loaded with tons of mix-ins, stuff it inside crepes and then cover the whole shebang with a DIY magic chocolate shell and sprinkles, you get the ULTIMATE Choco Taco. (via Half Baked Harvest)

111. Chocolate Caramel Twinkies With Butterscotch Ganache: It’ll be hard to go back to store-bought, cream-filled spongecakes after you try out this stellar recipe. (via She Knows)

112. Reeses and Brownie Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies: These super soft bites don’t skimp on the peanut butter and chocolate action one bit. (via Hot Chocolate Hits)

113. Flan Cupcakes: No shortcuts here; every part of these cupcakes is made from scratch. Trust that your efforts will be rewarded big time with these caramel-y, custard-stuffed cakes. (via Grace(full) Eats)

114. Ferrero Rocher Stuffed S’mores Cupcakes: Where do we even begin? S’mores are pretty hard to improve upon, but these cupcakes kick up the classic campfire snack by tucking a whole hidden candy into the middle. (via Sua Sponte Life)

115. Black Forest Cannoli: Once you bite into the chocolate shells and get past the cherry-liqueur-spiked whipped cream, you’ll discover roasted cherries stuffed inside these sweet cannoli. Talk about a real treat. (via Diethood)

Which of these stuffed foods tops your list? Would you ever plan an entire menu of filled foods, or is that just too much? Share your thoughts below.