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Taco-Stuffed Pepper Cups

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"From Spearville, Kansas, Pat Habiger shares her pretty stuffed peppers. 'When green, red or yellow bell peppers are plentiful, they create a colorful container for this spicy taco mixture that's ready in record time,' she promises."
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30 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Cut peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds. Cook in boiling water for 5 minutes; drain and set aside. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the beans, tomato sauce and taco seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  2. Place pepper halves in an ungreased 8-in. square baking dish. Fill with meat mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes or until peppers are tender. Top with sour cream, cheese and tomato.


  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 stuffed pepper half (prepared with ground turkey, fat-free sour cream and reduced-fat cheddar cheese) equals 261 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 823 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.


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We really liked this neat new way to eat taco meat, especially me. (I'm eating low carb and I can't eat tortillas or taco shells.) I used red bell peppers and I didn't measure out my onion, I us...

These were just delicious! I used black beans instead of kidney beans and also added cheese in with mixture before stuffing the peppers. Such great flavor and already planning on making them aga...

Instead of beef, I used one pounds of ground chicken cooked with onions. This filled three peppers, one red, one yellow, one orange. I mixed half a package of liption spanish rice into the chi...

We really liked these. However, the meat was a little bland for my taste. Next time, I would spice it up a bit with some more taco seasoning and maybe some more onions. Other than that, it's ...

Good! Used red and green peppers. Also used ground turkey...a can of diced tomatoes and green cilies, another small can of diced green chilies, and some frozen white corn. Tasty. Nice change f...

Big hit tonight! I made my own taco seasoning the way I like it - heavier on the cumingarlic, oregano and pepper, easy on the salt. There are lots of ways to play with this recipe - use your own...

Really easy and delicious - I DID use three peppers instead of two and they were full with the fillings. I would also use a little more taco seasoning next time as the filling was a little blan...

I made this for dinner tonight and my family loved it! My picky seven year old even loved it. I did change a few things just due to personal preferences, such as I replaced the kidney beans wi...

Very good.