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Stuffed bell peppers on a plate topped with sour cream and salsa.

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
These Southwestern Stuffed Peppers  are flavored with taco seasoning. If you were never that impressed with the flavor of stuffed peppers you need to try this recipe. Add in some fresh Florida tomatoes, sweet corn and black beans and you have a perfect meal that cooks in one skillet and is on the table in less than 40 minutes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 479 kcal


  • 6 Florida Bell Pepper halved and seeded
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced finely
  • 1 large Florida tomatoes diced
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups shredded Colby jack or cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup black beans
  • 1 ear Florida Sweet Corn kernels cut from the cob
  • cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream
  • Crushed tortilla chips optional
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  • In a large skillet sauté the diced onion until translucent.
  • Add the ground beef and garlic to the skillet and sauté until the meat is cooked through.
  • Drain grease from the pan.
  • Add tomato, corn, and black beans.
  • Sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add the taco seasoning and water to the pan.
  • Stir well and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Remove pan from the burner and cool.
  • Add 1 cup shredded cheese and stir well.
  • Stuff each pepper half. Place each pepper half on a cookie sheet that has been lined with aluminum.
  • Top each pepper half with the remaining cheese.
  • Bake in a 375 degree preheated oven for 10-20 minutes until cheese topping is melted.
  • Serve with sour cream, salsa and some crushed tortilla chips.


Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 819mg | Potassium: 685mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 4943IU | Vitamin C: 162mg | Calcium: 312mg | Iron: 3mg
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