5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Peppers

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5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers – super delicious and done in less than 30 minutes!

These bell peppers are family friendly and super easy to make. You can also turn them into Jack-O-Lantern’s to make a fun Halloween dinner. Your kids will love these! They are full of flavor and are a dish the whole family with love. Eat them plain or dress them up with your favorite toppings such as cheese, sour cream, and cilantro.

5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers - super delicious and done in less than 30 minutes!

I used my favorite Old El Paso products: salsa and taco seasoning. They added the perfect flavor to this dish.

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5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers - super delicious and done in less than 30 minutes!

5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers - super delicious and done in less than 30 minutes!

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5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers - super delicious and done in less than 30 minutes!

5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 268 kcal
Author: Jamielyn

5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers - super delicious and done in less than 30 minutes!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken
  • 1 cup Old El Paso salsa
  • 1 cup black beans rinsed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Old El Paso taco seasoning more to taste
  • 4 bell peppers red or orange
  • Optional toppings: shredded cheese sour cream, cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Boil a large pot of water. Cut the tops of the bell peppers off and remove the seeds. Then place the bell peppers in the water for 5 to 7 minutes, or until tender.
  3. While the peppers are cooking, warm the chicken in a frying pan over medium heat. Then mix in the salsa, black beans and taco seasoning. Cook until warm. Salt and Pepper to taste.
  4. Remove peppers from the water and set on a paper towel. Once dry, fill peppers with chicken mixture.
  5. Place in a baking dish and then add cheese if desired. Bake for 10 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly.
  6. Enjoy while hot!

Recipe Notes

For the Jack-o-lantern peppers, use a small knife to carve out the eyes, nose and mouth. You can use a toothpick to help get the shapes out.

Nutrition Facts
5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 517mg 22%
Potassium 736mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 7g
Protein 22g 44%
Vitamin A 81.9%
Vitamin C 185.7%
Calcium 4.8%
Iron 14.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Jamielyn Nye

of I Heart Naptime

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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4 comments on “5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Peppers”

  1. These peppers are so fun and cute! My little man would absolutely love them!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  2. These would be a hit in my house! Kid friendly, colorful and yummy!
    ThrougthThePaintedDoor.com

  3. It is easy to do. I think my son will live it. 

  4. Love!! I made these stuffed peppers with leftover rotisserie chicken and it turned out to be a simple and delicious meal! :) 

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