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tender bell peppers stuffed with beef taco meat
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Taco Stuffed Peppers

Taco Stuffed Peppers are an easy and delicious twist on tacos that will make your taste buds rejoice! The perfect weeknight meal for those busy nights!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: peppers, stuffed peppers, tacos
Servings: 6
Calories: 513kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 bell peppers *medium, any color
  • 1 lb ground beef *or turkey
  • 1 can black beans *drained/rinsed
  • 1 cup brown rice *cooked
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese *shredded
  • toppings of choice

Instructions

  • Cut off the tops of the peppers and remove the seeds.
  • Place all peppers upright in a baking dish and place in preheated oven, 350, for 20 minutes.
  • While peppers are in oven, add ground beef/turkey to a large skillet.
  • Brown meat over medium/high heat and add in taco seasoning.
  • Once meat is cooked through, drain fat.
  • Mix in the black beans, rice, and corn.
  • Allow to simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in salsa and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Once peppers are done roasting, remove from oven.
  • Using a spoon, scoop the meat mixture into the center of each pepper until filled.
  • Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheddar cheese on top of peppers.
  • Place pan back into oven for additional 15 minutes.
  • Remove and place toppings of choice on top. Enjoy!!

Notes

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe: https://thecookinchicks.com/taco-seasoning/

Nutrition

Serving: 1pepper | Calories: 513kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 547mg | Potassium: 886mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 4271IU | Vitamin C: 155mg | Calcium: 193mg | Iron: 4mg
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