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Taco-Seasoned Stuffed Peppers

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  2 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 2 servings
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Put together in 25 minutes, these flavorful peppers are a pleasing entrée.

Ingredients

2
medium green bell peppers, cut in half lengthwise, seeded
1/2
lb lean ground turkey or lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2
tablespoons chopped onion
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1 oz package)
1
can (15.5 oz) kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1/4
cup sour cream
1/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
1/4
cup chopped tomato (1/2 small)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 6 cups water to boiling. Add bell pepper halves; boil 5 minutes or until slightly softened. Drain; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 8-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground turkey and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until turkey is no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix, kidney beans and tomato sauce. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 In ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, arrange pepper halves. Spoon turkey mixture evenly into each.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until peppers are tender. Top individual servings with sour cream, cheese and tomato.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 6 cups water to boiling. Add bell pepper halves; boil 5 minutes or until slightly softened. Drain; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 8-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground turkey and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until turkey is no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix, kidney beans and tomato sauce. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 In ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, arrange pepper halves. Spoon turkey mixture evenly into each.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until peppers are tender. Top individual servings with sour cream, cheese and tomato.

Expert Tips

There are about 4 tablespoons of taco seasoning in one package - you can use the remaining 2 tablespoons to make this recipe at a later date. Or, use it to make a half recipe of tacos using the directions on the package.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 of Recipe
Calories
680
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
28%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Sodium
1850mg
77%
Total Carbohydrate
77g
26%
Dietary Fiber
19g
76%
Sugars
16g
16%
Protein
52g
52%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
110%
110%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
50%
50%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 6 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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