RSS Feed

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Posted on

I had a craving for Mexican once we got home from our Stone Harbor beach trip. The one night while we were at the beach, we were thinking of hitting up a local place for Mexican, but changed our minds. I knew something Mexican-esque was just what I needed to make  as soon as we got home. I also knew I needed something that didn’t consist of lots of unhealthy ingredients. At the beach, it’s really easy to snack moredrink more and have dessert more – like every night. I mean, it’s vacation, right? My body definitely is feeling the aftermath of Stone Harbor 2012. Back on the band wagon we go…

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients:

  • 4 peppers (yellow, orange, red)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 – 16 oz package ground turkey (optional, if not vegetarian)
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 cup cooked wild rice
  • 1 can rinsed drained black beans
  • 1 cup yellow corn
  • 1 medium-sized tomato, diced
  • 1 – 8 ounce package Mexican cheese
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced – as topping
  • sour cream – as topping
  • salsa – as topping

Directions:

  1. Cut peppers in half and remove stems and membranes.
  2. Bake 350F for 10 minutes or until peppers begin to soften.
  3. In saute pan, on medium heat add olive oil, diced onion and ground turkey cooking until pink disappears.
  4. Add taco seasoning and cook as directed on package.
  5. In medium bowl, mix together cooked rice, black beans, corn, tomato.
  6. Add turkey meat to bowl and mix well.
  7. Stuff peppers with turkey/rice mixture.
  8. Sprinkle cheese on top of peppers.
  9. Bake 350F for 10 more minutes or until cheese is melted.
  10. ENJOY with avocado, sour cream and salsa!

Advertisements

About Lesley

I am a 29 year old Pennsylvanian who enjoys running, good eats, family and friends!

3 responses »

  1. Yummy. I also have been having mexican cravings like for fish tacos and burritos must be the fall season we crave spice. Your peppers look very yummy. Take care, BAM

    Reply
  2. Pingback: Italian Veggie Stacks « be filled up

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: