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Healthy and Delicious: Taco Stuffed Peppers

Taco Stuffed Peppers are a delicious and healthy way to enjoy tacos without all the carbs. This recipe is easy to make and can be customized to your liking. The peppers are stuffed with a flavorful taco filling and topped with cheese and your favorite toppings. Enjoy this healthy and delicious meal for lunch or dinner!


  • 4 bell peppers, any color
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup cooked black beans
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • Optional toppings: sour cream, guacamole, salsa, etc.


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise and remove the seeds and membranes.
  3. Place the peppers in a baking dish and bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  5. Add the taco seasoning, water, black beans, corn, and tomatoes to the skillet and stir to combine. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove the peppers from the oven and fill each pepper half with the taco filling. Top with shredded cheese.
  7. Return the peppers to the oven and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Serve with your favorite toppings.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 2 stuffed pepper halves

Calories: 300

Fat: 12g

Carbohydrates: 20g

Protein: 24g

Additional Tips and Variations

  • For a vegetarian version, substitute the ground beef with crumbled tofu or cooked quinoa.
  • For a spicier version, add some diced jalapeños to the taco filling.
  • For a creamier version, add some sour cream to the taco filling.
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