Taco Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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Denise Peck Modified: March 24, 2022
Taco Stuffed Peppers Recipe

How To Make Taco Stuffed Peppers

No need for a tortilla! Enjoy your favorite Mexican snack in this easy recipe. Bell peppers are filled with spiced ground beef for tasty stuffed peppers.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3bell peppers
  • 1lbground beef
  • 1*taco seasoning,(see Recipe Notes for recipe)
  • ½cuptomato sauce
  • 1cupcheddar cheese,shredded

Optional Toppings:

  • tomato
  • cilantro
  • sour cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  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.

  5. Once the meat is browned and fully cooked, add the taco seasoning and tomato sauce. Stir to combine.

  6. Spoon the cooked meat into the cooked peppers. Top with a sprinkle of shredded cheese.

  7. Bake for an additional 2 to 3 minutes to melt the cheese if desired.

  8. Serve warm, top with any additional taco toppings desired. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*Check out the Taco Seasoning Recipe to learn how to make the flavorful spice.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 307.35kcal
  • Fat: 22.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.04g
  • Trans Fat: 1.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.51g
  • Fiber: 1.69g
  • Sugar: 3.32g
  • Protein: 19.21g
  • Cholesterol: 76.12mg
  • Sodium: 291.75mg
  • Calcium: 177.63mg
  • Potassium: 421.32mg
  • Iron: 2.24mg
  • Vitamin A: 165.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 77.98mg
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