Stuffed Peppers

stuffed peppers

Stuffed Peppers

Preparation:

  1. Make cilantro lime rice. Set aside.
  2. In a large pan, brown ground beef and drain excess fat. Add onion, water, spices and black beans, simmer on low for 5 min. 
  3. Wash and cut bell peppers in half and remove seeds and fleshy white pieces. Place in a casserole dish.
  4. Assemble peppers with rice (less than half full), top off with ground beef mixture. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
  5. Cover with aluminum foil and bake in a 375 degree Fahrenheit oven for 45 min.
  6. Top with avocado and sour cream if desired.
  7. Enjoy.

Ingredients:

  • 5 large bell peppers
  • 1 C cooked cilantro lime rice (cook white or brown rice according to packaged directions adding 1/2 tsp lime juice and 1/2 tsp dried cilantro)
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 C chopped onion
  • 2/3 C water
  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 12 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 C shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 avocado, chopped (optional)
  • Sour cream (optional)