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Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Looking for a new way to mix up taco night? These are a family favorite. Loaded with lean proteins and plenty of flavor, these Mexican stuffed peppers are easy to make and easy to enjoy!

Makes 5 servings
Serving size: 1 pepper
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 35 minutes

Ingredients for Mexican stuffed peppers

  • 5 bell peppers, tops cut off and hollowed out
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup salsa

Directions for Mexican stuffed peppers

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil.
  2. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  3. Place cut peppers in boiling water and cook for 10 minutes to soften.
  4. In the meantime, brown ground chicken in a pan. Once cooked through drain excess fat.
  5. Add black beans and salsa and mix well.
  6. Evenly divide into 5 bell peppers. Place in a baking dish and set in oven for 20-25 minutes or until peppers are soft and insides are bubbling.
  7. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 261
  • carbohydrate: 25g
  • fat: 7.7g
  • fiber: 8.7g
  • potassium: 692mg
  • protein: 29g
  • sodium: 829mg
  • sugar: 6.2g

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