Taco-Seasoned Stuffed Peppers

Taco-Seasoned Stuffed Peppers

Put together in 25 minutes, these flavorful peppers are a pleasing entrée.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

2
medium green bell peppers, cut in half lengthwise, seeded
1/2
lb lean ground turkey or lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2
tablespoons chopped onion
2
tablespoons Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1 oz package)
1
can (15.5 oz) kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1/4
cup sour cream
1/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
1/4
cup chopped tomato (1/2 small)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 6 cups water to boiling. Add bell pepper halves; boil 5 minutes or until slightly softened. Drain; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in 8-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground turkey and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until turkey is no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix, kidney beans and tomato sauce. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. In ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, arrange pepper halves. Spoon turkey mixture evenly into each.
  4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until peppers are tender. Top individual servings with sour cream, cheese and tomato.
Makes 2 servings (2 pepper halves each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
There are about 4 tablespoons of taco seasoning in one package - you can use the remaining 2 tablespoons to make this recipe at a later date. Or, use it to make a half recipe of tacos using the directions on the package.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 of Recipe)
  • Calories 680
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 110mg;
  • Sodium 1850mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 77g
    • (Dietary Fiber 19g,
    • Sugars 16g),
  • Protein 52g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 6 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.