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Taco Stuffed Mini Peppers

Taco Stuffed Mini Peppers

Herbs and Flour
Taco Stuffed Mini Peppers are the perfect low carb snack, appetizer or light meal!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizers, Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8 servings
Calories 250 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb sweet mini peppers
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons salsa
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar or Monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • cilantro or green onion, to garnish

Optional to serve

  • sour cream
  • extra salsa

Instructions
 

  • Slice the sweet mini peppers in half, lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. with the cut side facing up.
  • Preheat oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Heat a skillet and add the ground beef. Brown the beef, stirring and breaking up the pieces until it is cooked. Once it is cooked through, sprinkle it with the taco seasoning and add the salsa. Stir to coat it evenly. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed [some taco seasonings include salt so be sure to taste and use only if needed].
  • Add 1/2 cup of shredded cheese to the ground beef and stir. Scoop the mixture into the sliced mini peppers.
  • Top them with the remaining shredded cheese and bake them for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro and/or green onion. Serve with sour cream and extra salsa (optional).

Nutrition

Calories: 250kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 16gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 265mgPotassium: 311mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 2075IUVitamin C: 73mgCalcium: 169mgIron: 2mg
Keyword cinco de mayo, ground beef, keto-friendly, low carb, mini peppers, sweet mini peppers, tacos
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