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Easy Mexican stuffed peppers

December 3, 2014

Those who know me, know I am not much of a vegetable eater. I know I know, eat your vegetables! Ugh, one thing I could never use on my daughter because she would turn around and say it right back to me. 😉 But I do love peppers. 🙂 So it was time to make some stuffed peppers, and Mexican just seemed the way to go. I wanted to keep them simple and there is really not much to these.. Easy and simple dinner, that’s my kind of meal..


Easy Mexican stuffed peppers
Recipe type: Main meals
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Serves: 6
5sp/pp each
  • 6 peppers
  • 1lb lean ground beef
  • ½ cup salsa
  • ⅓ cup tomato sauce
  • ⅔ cup cooked rice, I used a fine herbs long grain and wild rice.
  • 1T taco seasoning
  • ⅓ cup diced onions
  • ⅓ cup diced peppers (use your tops)
  • Grated light cheese, I used a weight watchers Mexican blend
  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. In a frying pan cook up your ground beef, drain. Add salsa, tomato sauce, cooked rice, onions, peppers and taco seasoning. let simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Cut your peppers tops off and remove seeds. You can dice up your tops and ad to mixture. Place peppers in a dish.
  4. Fill peppers to the top with mixture and bake in oven for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and top each pepper with ¼ cup of grated cheese, return to oven for 10-12 minutes, 5sp or pp each.





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    Reply Sabrina Fortino November 25, 2018 at 6:20 pm

    Just wondering what the portion of cheese is? There is no measurement.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle November 27, 2018 at 1:20 pm

      Hi, sorry it is in the instructions, step 5, 1/4 cup on each, this is an old recipe, I think WW discontinued their cheese so any reduced fat is fine

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    Reply trish January 15, 2019 at 5:14 pm

    you could use ground turkey and cut your points more!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 16, 2019 at 11:40 am

      You sure could 🙂

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    Reply Carol February 10, 2020 at 10:49 am

    Should you cook the peppers slightly first?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle February 12, 2020 at 12:37 pm

      I didn’t and they came out well cooked, but your call 🙂

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