Santa Fe Stuffed Bell Peppers

Pinit

I hadn’t even heard of “stuffed peppers” until a few years ago. This was definitely not a recipe that my family ever ate while I was growing up, the main reason probably being Sister Spice’s pickyness! (And I will admit, I was a little bit picky as a child as well!)

Anyway, I love bell peppers and the versatility of stuffed peppers. You can mix up the “stuffing” for the peppers a bit to suit your taste! You can spice this recipe up very easily depending on the kind of salsa you use or if you want to add a bit of hot sauce!

Santa Fe Stuffed Bell Peppers

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 4 bell peppers (any color)
  • 1 lb ground beef (we used lean)
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 15-oz can golden corn
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (we used a Mexican blend)
  • 1/4 cup water

Recipe Directions:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Fix your rice per directions. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and veins. You may need to slice a bit off the bottom to make sure the bell peppers stand up well.

Boil a large pot of water, using just enough water to be able to cover the bell peppers. Once the water is boiling, drop your bell peppers into the water.

Boil the bell peppers for two minutes, then remove from the water. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook and crumble your ground beef until done, adding onion powder, garlic powder, and salt while cooking.

Once beef is browned, add salsa, water, corn, and cooked rice to the skillet. Stir and cook for about 5 minutes over medium heat.

Place your bell peppers in a baking dish, preferably one deep enough to cover the peppers with foil. Stuff peppers full of the meat mixture and shredded cheese! I like to alternate mine, adding some cheese, then some meat, then more cheese and more meat, etc.

Cover the bell peppers with foil and bake for 15 minutes. Then remove foil and bake an additional 15 minutes. Enjoy your delicious stuffed peppers!

Pinit

We give this recipe 4 out of 5 herbs. It is versatile and delicious!

BONUS SECOND MEAL IDEA!

You may have noticed in the pictures that we only used two bell peppers when the recipe called for four. The next day for lunch, we were able to use the extra stuffing to fill some taco shells. Great second meal!

 

Santa Fe Stuffed Bell Peppers
Author: 
 
Ingredients
  • 4 bell peppers (any color)
  • 1 lb ground beef (we used lean)
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 15-oz can golden corn
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (we used a Mexican blend)
  • 1/4 cup water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Fix your rice per directions. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and veins. You may need to slice a bit off the bottom to make sure the bell peppers stand up well.
  3. Boil a large pot of water, using just enough water to be able to cover the bell peppers. Once the water is boiling, drop your bell peppers into the water.
  4. Boil the bell peppers for two minutes, then remove from the water.
  5. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook and crumble your ground beef until done, adding onion powder, garlic powder, and salt while cooking.
  6. Once beef is browned, add salsa, water, corn, and cooked rice to the skillet. Stir and cook for about 5 minutes over medium heat.
  7. Place your bell peppers in a baking dish, preferably one deep enough to cover the peppers with foil. Stuff peppers full of the meat mixture and shredded cheese! I like to alternate mine, adding some cheese, then some meat, then more cheese and more meat, etc.
  8. Cover the bell peppers with foil and bake for 15 minutes. Then remove foil and bake an additional 15 minutes.

 


Get delicious recipes
automatically by email:

If you would like to learn how to start
a food blog, visit here: Food Blog Resources Page


Where to next? Check out a Top Article



Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed.

Designed by Free Wordpress Themes and Sponsored by Curry and Spice