Mexican Stuffed Peppers

What’s your go-to easy dinner? Mine has to be stuffed peppers; they’re a necessity in my house! My current favorite version is these MEXICAN STUFFED PEPPERS. I love how quick I can whip them up and the amazing flavor they provide. Plus they’re super healthy because they’re packed with veggies! The perfect easy dinner + meal prep + lunch leftovers!


Mexican Stuffed Peppers

makes 3 whole peppers; 1 whole pepper (two halves) per serving
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 3 people

Ingredients
 

  • 3 bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup dry rice about one cup cooked
  • 1/4 white onion
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 16 ounces ground chicken breast one package
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 cup Taco Bell Sauce mild or hot
  • 1/4 cup cooked riced cauliflower

Instructions

  • preheat oven to 425 degrees
  • slice and de-seed/core peppers. Place on a greased baking tray, cut side up, and bake for 20-25 minutes, until desired wellness
  • cook rice according to package directions and set aside
  • heat a large pan over medium/high heat. Grease with cooking spray
  • dice onion then place onion and minced garlic on the heated pan. Saute until slightly soft, about 3 minutes
  • add ground chicken, as a whole piece, to the pan and cook for 2 minutes to allow it to brown. Do not begin to break up yet. Flip over and brown the other side for 1 minute
  • Once browned on both sides, begin to break up. Add all the seasonings and continue to break up while cooking
  • Once almost cooked, add the Taco Bell sauce and bring to a simmer until chicken is completely cooked, all the pink is gone
  • Once chicken is completely cooked, add the rice and cauliflower and toss to combine
  • Stuff chicken into the peppers and enjoy!
  • Optional to add cheese to the tops and broil. Can also top with salsa and/or sour cream/nonfat greek yogurt
Keyword Ground Chicken/Turkey
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
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