Mexican Style Stuffed Peppers

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Penny Price

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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

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 400ºF.
2Brown 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.
3Remove half the meat mixture; cool, then refrigerate or freeze for another use.
4Stir 1/2 cup of the remaining water into remaining seasoned meat in skillet. Add tomatoes; mix well. Bring to boil.
5Stir 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.
6Stand peppers in baking dish.
7Add 1/2 cup cheese to meat mixture; stir. Spoon into peppers; top with remaining cheese. Cover.
8Bake 35 to 40 min. or until peppers are tender. Serve with sauce from baking dish.

About Mexican Style Stuffed Peppers

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