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Mexican Stuffed Peppers for Two

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2 servings

No need to head out to your favorite Mexican restaurant to enjoy these stuffed peppers for two. They're quick, tasty and easy to make at home.

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  • Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • Brown meat with onions in skillet on medium heat. Stir in taco seasoning mix and 1/2 cup water. Bring to boil; simmer on low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally. Remove half the meat mixture; cool, then refrigerate or freeze for another use.
  • Stir 1/2 cup of the remaining water into remaining seasoned meat in skillet. Add tomatoes; mix well. Bring to boil. Stir in rice; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Meanwhile, cut tops off peppers; discard tops and seeds. Mix salsa and remaining water in bottom of 9-inch square baking dish. Stand peppers in baking dish.
  • Add 1/2 cup cheese to meat mixture; stir. Spoon into peppers; top with remaining cheese. Cover.
  • Bake 35 to 40 min. or until peppers are tender. Serve with sauce from baking dish.
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Prepare using extra-lean ground beef and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese.

Special Extra

Garnish with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro before serving.

How to Prevent Peppers from Tipping Over in Baking Dish

Use sharp knife to cut a thin slice off bottom of each pepper before standing in baking dish to fill.


  • 2 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 2 servings
Calories 560
% Daily Value
Total fat 28g
Saturated fat 14g
Cholesterol 105mg
Sodium 980mg
Carbohydrate 42g
Dietary fiber 6g
Sugars 9g
Protein 35g
Vitamin A 130 %DV
Vitamin C 180 %DV
Calcium 35 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Inky10 | incredibly good. We made the full batch for4.....ate the second 2 the next night. So good. Can't wait to make them again

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  • Sands351 |

    These were very good. I used all the meat, doubled everything else and made 4 stuffed peppers so we would have leftovers to carry in our lunches. We had sour cream and guacamole on the side. These will be made again.