Try our tasty Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers! Lime dressing, jalapeños and a cheesy chicken mixture give this chicken stuffed bell pepper recipe its flair.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 each green, red and yellow bell pepper, cut lengthwise in half, seeded
1 onion, chopped
1/2 cup KRAFT Zesty Lime Vinaigrette Dressing
3 cups chopped cooked chicken
1-1/2 cups prepared STOVE TOP Cornbread Stuffing Mix
1 cup frozen corn
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, minced
1-1/2 cups KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Four Cheese, divided
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 400ºF.
Place bell pepper halves, cut sides up, in 13x9-inch baking dish. Bake 10 min.
Meanwhile, cook onions in dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 5 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in chicken, stuffing, corn, jalapeño peppers and half the cheese.
Spoon chicken mixture into pepper halves. Cover.
Bake 15 min. or until filling is heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake, uncovered, 5 min. or until melted.
Prepare using KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Cheddar Jack Cheese.
How to Prepare 1-1/2 cups STOVE TOP Stuffing
Bring 3/4 cup water and 2 Tbsp. margarine or butter to boil in small saucepan. Stir in 1 cup STOVE TOP Cornbread Stuffing Mix (from 6-oz. pkg.); cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Fluff with fork. Use this 1-1/2-cup measure to prepare Mexican Chicken Stuffed Peppers as directed. Store remaining dry stuffing mix in airtight container at room temperature until ready to use as desired.
How to Chop Onions
Cut a peeled whole onion into thin slices about 1/4 inch thick. Stack two or three slices, then make several crosswise cuts, about 1/4 inch apart, in both directions down through onion slices.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 21g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.