Taco-Seasoned Stuffed Peppers

Put together in 25 minutes, these flavorful peppers are a pleasing entrée.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 2

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)
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 of Recipe
    Calories
    680
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    110mg
    110%;
    Sodium
    1850mg
    1850%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    77g
    77%
    (Dietary Fiber
    19g
    19%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    52g
    52%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    110%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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