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Chili-Stuffed Peppers

"My family loves chili, so I decided to try stuffing green peppers with it," recalls Verna Redman of Dade City, Florida. "They tasted great and are good made with leftover chili, too," she adds.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 40 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium green peppers
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds. Place peppers in a large kettle and cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the beans, tomatoes, chili powder, salt if desired, pepper and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Spoon meat mixture into peppers; place in an ungreased 3-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 259 calories, 9g fat (0 saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 656mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 6g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

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  • COOKAL
    Jan 25, 2015

    Change the chili filling and totally change the taste experience.

  • laaalaala_13
    Mar 15, 2010

    good

  • abbeym06
    Mar 11, 2008

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