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Taco Stuffed Peppers

  • Author: Serene
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: dinner
  • Method: baked
  • Cuisine: Tex Mex

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Ingredients

  • 3 bell peppers
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 taco seasoning
  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Optional Taco Toppings
  • tomato
  • cilantro
  • sour cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Slice the peppers in half. Spoon out the seeds and membranes. Place the peppers cut side up on a medium size baking sheet.
  3. Bake the peppers for about 20 minutes until the peppers are softened.
  4. While the peppers are baking, prepare the taco meat. Place the ground beef into a medium size skillet, cook over medium heat while breaking up the meat. Once the meat is browned and fully cooked, add the taco seasoning and tomato sauce. Stir to combine.
  5. Spoon the cooked meat into the cooked peppers. Top with a sprinkle of shredded cheese.
  6. Bake for an additional 2-3 minutes to melt the cheese if desired.
  7. Serve warm, top with any additional taco toppings desired.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 339
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 331 mg
  • Fat: 24 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 23 g

Keywords: taco, stuffed peppers,