Stuffed Bell Peppers: Colorful & Flavorful



Stuffed Bell Peppers: Colorful & Flavorful

Transform your dinner into a vibrant fiesta with our Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe! Bursting with colors and flavors, this dish is a feast for both the eyes and the taste buds. The combination of tender bell peppers, savory filling, and melted cheese will leave you craving for more. Whether you’re cooking for a family gathering or a cozy weeknight, these stuffed bell peppers are a surefire hit.

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers (any color you prefer)
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  1. Slice the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes. Parboil the peppers in boiling water for 3-4 minutes, then drain.
  2. In a skillet, cook the ground beef or turkey until browned. Add diced onion and sauté until translucent.
  3. Stir in the diced tomatoes, black beans, corn, cooked rice, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Stuff the bell peppers with the meat and rice mixture.
  5. Place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish. Top each pepper with shredded cheddar cheese.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the peppers are tender and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Garnish with chopped cilantro before serving.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

These Stuffed Bell Peppers are a colorful and flavorful delight, combining tender bell peppers with a hearty filling and melted cheddar cheese.

Nutrition information: Calories: 350 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 24g

Transform your dinner table into a culinary canvas with these Stuffed Bell Peppers. Each bite offers a burst of flavors, from the sweetness of the peppers to the savory richness of the filling. The marriage of spices and ingredients creates a symphony of tastes that will satisfy even the pickiest eaters. These peppers aren’t just a meal; they’re an experience. So, the next time you want to add a pop of color and a dash of excitement to your plate, remember this recipe and enjoy a truly delightful dish.

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