1 1/2cupscheddar or Monterey jack cheese, shredded
cilantro or green onion, to garnish
Optional to serve
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).