Southwestern Skillet Stuffed Peppers

Southwestern Skillet Stuffed Peppers (Serves 6)

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb lean ground beef (ground turkey and chicken also work)
  • 6 bell peppers
  • 1/2 c diced tomato
  • 1/2 c diced onion
  • 1/4 c chopped cilantro
  • 1 Jalapéno, seeded, and diced (optional)
  • 2 c cooked brown rice
  • 2 c jarred salsa
  • 4 oz shredded cheese (optional)

Preparation:

  1. Brown ground beef in the largest skillet you have.
  2. While beef is browning, remove tops from peppers (and save!) and cut the peppers in half.
  3. Remove stem from pepper tops, and dice remaining tops.
  4. Add diced pepper tops, tomatoes, onions, cilantro and Jalapéno to beef.  Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Stir in cooked rice and jarred salsa.
  6. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Place peppers, cut side down on top of beef mixture and cover, cook 10-13 minutes, or until peppers are crisp-tender.
  8. Remove peppers to a serving platter or platters (cut side up), and divide beef mixture among them.
  9. Top with cheese and serve immediately!
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