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Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers

Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers
Total Time:
1 hour
Active Time:
10 minutes


3 medium bell peppers (assorted colors)
1 (16-oz) jar chunky salsa, divided
1 (8.8-oz) package precooked white rice
2 cups chili (such as Publix Aprons Ranchero Beef Chili)
2 cups Mexican-blend shredded cheese, divided
Nonstick Aluminum foil
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
1 Hass avocado (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut peppers in half (remove seeds and membranes). Pour salsa evenly into a 13- x 9-inch baking dish; arrange peppers over salsa, cut-side up. Combine in medium bowl: rice, chili, and 1 cup cheese; spoon chili mixture evenly into peppers.
  2. Cover dish with foil; bake 45 minutes. Remove foil and top evenly with remaining 1 cup cheese; bake 8–10 more minutes or until peppers are tender and chili is 165°F.
  3. Chop cilantro (1/2 cup). Peel, pit, and chop avocado (if using). Top stuffed peppers with cilantro and avocado; serve.

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Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 300kcal; FAT 15.00g; SAT FAT 6.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 45mg; SODIUM 850mg; CARB 26g; FIBER 2.00g; SUGARS 5g; PROTEIN 16g; CALC 25%; VIT A 0%; VIT C 0%; IRON 6%

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