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Easy Santa Fe Style Stuffed Peppers

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Bell peppers are filled with brown rice, browned ground beef, corn and salsa for an easy weeknight dinner with a southwest twist."
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Ingredients

servings 545 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  3. Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add meat and brown over medium heat; drain off excess fat. Stir in corn, salsa and rice.
  4. Pierce peppers with a fork or sharp knife; place in baking dish. Fill peppers with meat mixture. Cover with foil. Bake 20 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese before serving.

Footnotes

  • * Or, substitute ground turkey. If softer bell peppers are desired, reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F and cook filled peppers (covered) for one hour.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 545 calories; 26.5 g fat; 46.6 g carbohydrates; 35.7 g protein; 107 mg cholesterol; 924 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I boiled the peppers for 5 minutes before stuffing, and baking.

Most helpful critical review

This turned out really well. The recipe is off when it comes to measurements for the filling, we ended up with way too much. I also added more spice to make the dish more interesting and flavour...

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I boiled the peppers for 5 minutes before stuffing, and baking.

Three slight tweeks: 1)any brand of rice (following cooking directions for brand) 2)add Tabasco sauce for an extra kick 3)lastly, if someone can't eat corn (or if you have some extra bell pepp...

Recipe works like a charm feel free to boldly add whatever chopped veggies you wish from your leftovers and for fun I used red beans and rice. YUM!

Very easy and tasted great!

5/2018: used yellow and orange peppers, ground chicken, leftover rice, corn, salsa, chili seasoning mix, baked 500 degrees for 10 minutes, add cheese on top and bake another 10 or so until soft...

This turned out really well. The recipe is off when it comes to measurements for the filling, we ended up with way too much. I also added more spice to make the dish more interesting and flavour...

Easy recipe! I decided to make this dish low carb though by substituting 2 cups of riced cauliflower for the rice. Trader Joe's has a convenient frozen bag that I keep on hand but you can easily...

I love this meal!!! It was great tasting, a quick meal and easy to make.