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Mexican Stuffed Peppers

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Mexican Stuffed Peppers Recipe | SideChef
Mexican Stuffed Peppers Recipe | SideChef

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These yummy Mexican Stuffed Peppers are the perfect weeknight dinner! The peppers make a delicious edible bowl to fill with all kinds of protein and healthy toppings. Top them with lots of cheese.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Serves 4
4
or Green Bell Peppers
1 cup
Cooked Shredded  Chicken
1
Jalapeño Pepper , finely chopped
1 bunch
Scallions , sliced
1/4 cup
Chopped  Fresh Cilantro
1
Lime , juiced
1 can
(15 oz)
Corn , drained
1 can
(15 oz)
Black Beans , drained
1 can
(14.5 oz)
Diced Tomatoes
2 Tbsp
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
to taste
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
769
FAT
24.3 g
PROTEIN
27.7 g
CARBS
116.0 g

Author's Notes

Feel free to omit the jalapeño if you want, or add another - make them as spicy or mild as you like!

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Pour a 1/2-inch of water into the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish and set aside.
Step 2
Using a knife, cut a circle around the stems of the Red Bell Peppers (4) , twist and remove. With a knife or side of a spoon, remove the ribs from the peppers. Rinse out seeds. Set aside.
Step 3
Heat the Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the Jalapeño Pepper (1) and cook for 3 minutes, or until soft and fragrant.
Step 4
Add the Chicken (1 cup) , Corn (1 can) , Black Beans (1 can) , Diced Tomatoes (1 can) , Scallions (1 bunch) , Fresh Cilantro (1/4 cup) , juice from the Lime (1) , Salt (to taste) , and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) to the skillet. Cook mixture over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
Step 5
Divide the mixture between the hollowed-out peppers. Place in the prepared baking dish.
Step 6
Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes.
Step 7
Sprinkle the Shredded Cheddar Cheese (1/2 cup) over tops of the peppers. Bake for an additional 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
Step 8
Serve warm. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
769
% Daily Value*
Fat
24.3 g
31%
Saturated Fat
6.3 g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
30.9 mg
10%
Carbohydrates
116.0 g
42%
Fiber
20.1 g
72%
Sugars
9.8 g
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Protein
27.7 g
55%
Sodium
483.1 mg
21%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
201.0 mg
15%
Iron
6.8 mg
38%
Potassium
1259.9 mg
27%
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