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.

    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!

    Enjoy!!

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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: 268kcal
    Author: Jamielyn
    5 Ingredient Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers - super delicious and done in less than 30 minutes!

    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

    • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Remove peppers from the water and set on a paper towel. Once dry, fill peppers with chicken mixture.
    • Place in a baking dish and then add cheese if desired. Bake for 10 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly.
    • Enjoy while hot!

    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

    Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 517mg | Potassium: 736mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 81.9% | Vitamin C: 185.7% | Calcium: 4.8% | Iron: 14.2%
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