Taco Stuffed Bell Peppers

3 Peppers
25 min

Anyone else LOVE taco night? This awesome twist replaces the tortilla with a juicy sweet bell pepper for a low-carb option that still kicks that Mexican food craving! This was my first time making this recipe and --let me tell you-- it’s made its way onto my dinner rotation… Quick, easy, delicious, AND low-carb? Sign me up!

Top tip to get a tender bell pepper that isn’t raw and crunchy? Add some water to a bowl with your cut bell peppers. Pop this in the microwave for 5 minutes and let it cool while you make your filling.

Super simple and --carb conscious or not-- it is absolutely delish!

Recipe details

  • 3  Peppers
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 25 min
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Ingredients

For the Filling

  • 3/4 Pound of Ground Beef or Turkey
  • 1 Tsp of Garlic
  • 2 Tbsp of Cumin
  • 1 Tbsp of Chili Powder
  • 1 Can of Fire Roasted Rotel
  • 1 Can of Red Beans
  • Salt/Pepper to taste

For the Pepper Assembly

  • 3 Bell Peppers
  • A Handful of Shredded Cheese

Instructions


Preheat oven to 350F
Add some water to a bowl with your cut bell peppers.
Pop this in the microwave for 5 minutes to soften.
In a skillet on high, add your beef/turkey and seasonings.
Once the meat has browned, add in the cans of rotel and beans.
Fill your bell peppers with this taco meat mixture and cover with cheese.
Pop in the oven for 10 minutes or until the cheese is totally melted (Yum!)
Enjoy!

Comments

  • B L Painter B L Painter on Apr 23, 2021

    Yum

  • Tina Brill Tina Brill on Apr 23, 2021

    Skip the microwaving step and place water n the baking dish that you bake the peppers in. Bake peppers longer to get the same outcome for the peppers. I have another stuffed pepper recipe I do that with.

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