Taco Style Stuffed Bell Peppers

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 23
    cup water
  • 1
    lb ground beef (or you can use turkey,or chicken)
  • 6
    green peppers (or chef's choice of color)
  • 1
    cup salsa
  • 1 12
    cups leftover cooked rice
  • 1
    cup shredded Mexican blend cheese
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DIRECTIONS

  • Brown ground beef in skillet over medium heat.
  • Drain; return to skillet.
  • Add taco seasoning and water.
  • Simmer and stir until water is absorbed.
  • Stir salsa and rice into ground beef mixture.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • With cooking spray, coat a 8x8-inch baking dish.
  • Slice tops off of peppers and remove seeds and membrane.
  • Blanch peppers in boiling water for 5 minutes if desired.
  • Put peppers into prepared dish.
  • Evenly divide ground beef mixture among peppers.
  • Cover and bake for 20 to 25 or until heated through.
  • Remove cover.
  • Sprinkle cheese evenly over peppers.
  • Return to oven until cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.
  • Serve with sour cream on side if desired.
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