Mexican-Inspired Stuffed Peppers Recipe: Delicious and Healthy

Stuffed peppers are a classic dish that can be found in many cuisines around the world. In this recipe, we will be taking a Mexican-inspired approach, combining the flavors of ground beef, rice, cheese, and tomatoes to create a delicious and healthy meal that is perfect for any occasion.


4 bell peppers (any color)
1 lb ground beef
1 cup cooked rice
1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar/Mexican blend)
1 can diced tomatoes (14.5 oz)
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin
Salt and pepper, to taste


Preheat your oven to 375°F.

To prepare the bell peppers, start by cutting off the tops and discarding the seeds and membranes. Give them a quick rinse and set them aside for later use.

Mexican-Inspired Stuffed Peppers Recipe: Delicious and Healthy

In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium-high heat until it is fully cooked. Drain any excess fat.

Add the cooked rice, diced tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper to the skillet with the ground beef. Stir until everything is well combined.

Fill each bell pepper with the beef and rice mixture until they are generously stuffed. Top each pepper with shredded cheese.

Place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly and the peppers are tender.
Once done, take the stuffed peppers out of the oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information:

This Mexican-inspired stuffed peppers recipe is not only delicious but also packed with nutrients. Each serving contains approximately 350 calories, 22g of protein, and 16g of fat. The bell peppers are a great source of vitamin C, while the ground beef provides iron and protein. The cheese and rice add calcium and carbohydrates, making this a well-balanced meal.


If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious meal that is easy to make and full of flavor, this Mexican-inspired stuffed peppers recipe is perfect for you. With ground beef, rice, cheese, and tomatoes, these stuffed peppers are a great way to incorporate Mexican flavors into your cooking. Whether you’re making a quick dinner for your family or hosting a dinner party, this recipe is sure to impress. Give it a try and enjoy the delicious and healthy flavors of Mexican-inspired stuffed peppers!



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