Mexican Style Stuffed Peppers

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Serves:
2
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 1/4 c
    water, divided
  • 1
    small tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    instant white rice, uncooked
  • 2
    large red peppers
  • 1/4 c
    medium salsa
  • 3/4 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided

How to Make Mexican Style Stuffed Peppers

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Brown meat with onions in skillet on medium heat. Stir in taco seasoning mix and 1/2 cup water. Bring to boil; simmer on low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove half the meat mixture; cool, then refrigerate or freeze for another use.
  4. Stir 1/2 cup of the remaining water into remaining seasoned meat in skillet. Add tomatoes; mix well. Bring to boil.
  5. Stir in rice; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Meanwhile, cut tops off peppers; discard tops and seeds. Mix salsa and remaining water in bottom of 9-inch square baking dish.
  6. Stand peppers in baking dish.
  7. Add 1/2 cup cheese to meat mixture; stir. Spoon into peppers; top with remaining cheese. Cover.
  8. Bake 35 to 40 min. or until peppers are tender. Serve with sauce from baking dish.

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About Mexican Style Stuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: English



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