Taste Of Texas Peppers!

Lori Harbin-Combs


This way of preparing stuffed peppers will make your taste buds sing The Yellow Rose of Texas'' out loud!


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min
4 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 lb
    ground pork sausage ( i use jimmy dean)
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 11/2 c
    cooked wild rice mixture
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 can(s)
    8oz tomato divided
  • 1 can(s)
  • 1/4 c
    minced cilantro
  • 1 tsp
    (or more)each of cumin, oregano, salt and lemon pepper
  • 21/2 c
    grated mexican blend divided
  • 4 large
    bell peppers, cleaned and cut in half
  • 1 c
    drained and rinsed canned black beans if desired

How to Make Taste Of Texas Peppers!


  1. Drain the Rotel, add drained liquid to crock pot. Also add half the tomato sauce to the crockpot. Season as desired, I add lemon pepper to my liquid in the crockpot.
  2. Mix the drained Rotel, 1/2 c. of cheese and all ingredients (except peppers)together saving the 1/2 can of tomato sauce and 2 cups of cheese.
  3. Fill the peppers by pressing meat mixture firmly into the peppers and fill till mixture is mounded over the edge of the peppers.
  4. Place pepper halves in pot and pour remaining tomato sauce evenly over the eight pepper halves.
  5. Add remaining cheese evenly over peppers 10min. before serving.
  6. Plate and garnish with sour cream. Enjoy!

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About Taste Of Texas Peppers!

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Heirloom

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