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Easy Mexican stuffed peppers

5sp/pp each
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main meals
Servings 6


  • 6 peppers
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 2/3 cup cooked rice I used a fine herbs long grain and wild rice.
  • 1 T taco seasoning
  • 1/3 cup diced onions
  • 1/3 cup diced peppers use your tops
  • Grated light cheese I used a weight watchers Mexican blend


  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • 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.
  • Cut your peppers tops off and remove seeds. You can dice up your tops and ad to mixture. Place peppers in a dish.
  • Fill peppers to the top with mixture and bake in oven for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top each pepper with 1/4 cup of grated cheese, return to oven for 10-12 minutes, 5sp or pp each.