Tex Mex Stuffed Peppers
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This dish is made weekly in our house. It's a great easy one-dish meal that is healthy and low in carbs.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 6
  • 3 whole peppers
  • 1 lb. ground turkey or beef
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 8 oz can corn, drained
  • 1 jar salsa
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 oz shredded cheese, mexican blend
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Slice peppers in half vertically. Remove seeds, rinse and dry.
  3. Brush both sides of the peppers with olive oil. Roast in a shallow baking dish for 8 minutes, then flip over and roast for another 8 minutes.
  4. Remove the peppers from the oven and let cool. Meanwhile, saute ground meat until cooked and drain.
  5. Mix together the cooked meat with salsa. Carefully add the black beans and corn.
  6. Once the peppers are cool enough to handle, drain any liquid left from the roasting process, and stuff with the meat mixture.
  7. Top with cheese before placing the peppers back into the oven for another 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
Recipe by Girl Gone Mom at https://girlgonemom.com/tex-mex-stuffed-peppers/