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Baked taco stuffed pepper topped with melted cheese.
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Taco Stuffed Peppers

Taco Stuffed Peppers. An easy, healthier option for family taco night! These bell peppers are loaded up with the BEST taco meat, cheese and all the taco toppings. This is a quick and easy recipe to toss together for a weeknight family dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Tex Mex
Servings: 6
Calories: 339kcal
Author: Serene


  • 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


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Slice the peppers in half. Spoon out the seeds and membranes. Place the peppers cut side up on a medium size baking sheet.
  • Bake the peppers for about 20 minutes until the peppers are softened.
  • 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.
  • Spoon the cooked meat into the cooked peppers. Top with a sprinkle of shredded cheese.
  • Bake for an additional 2-3 minutes to melt the cheese if desired.
  • Serve warm, top with any additional taco toppings desired.


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