Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers

The other night I tried making stuffed bell peppers and they were a success! It made 6 stuffed bell peppers and a ton of leftover filling, too!

Ingredients

  • 6 bell peppers
  • 1 pound ground beef or meat substitute
  • 1/2 white onion
  • taco seasoning
  • Rice-A-Roni Spanish rice (calls for 2 tbsp butter, 2 cups water, seasoning mix, and diced tomatoes)
  • 1 can of black beans
  • shredded cheese
  • optional: sour cream, hot sauce

Steps

  • Step 1: cook 1 pound of ground beef, drain grease, add 1/2 white onion, add taco seasoning
  • Step 2: toast Rice-A-Roni Spanish rice with butter, add 2 cups of water, seasoning mix, and diced tomatoes then cook according to package
  • Step 3: drain and rinse 1 can of black beans
  • Step 4: combine ground beef, Spanish rice, and black beans
  • Step 5: cut the tops off of the bell peppers and core the bell peppers
  • Step 6: bring a large pot of water to a boil then boil the bell peppers for approx. 7 minutes
  • Step 7: let peppers cool slightly then preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Step 8: stuff each pepper with the ground beef, Spanish rice, and black bean mixture
  • Step 9: top each stuffed pepper with shredded cheese
  • Step 10: bake the stuffed peppers for approx. 10 minutes
  • Step 11: if desired, serve with sour cream and hot sauce on top

Pictures

Let me know if you try it out!

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