BELL PEPPER “TACOS”

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Nutrition Facts
BELL PEPPER “TACOS”
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 270mg 12%
Potassium 759mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugar 6g  
Protein 14g 0%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 4 in Sweet Bell Peppers slicedhalf lengthwise (2 green, 2 red)
  • 1 tb 30% reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 pound ground beef 10% fat
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese shredded, 1/2 cup
  • 2 large tomatoes chopped (or substitute with prepared salsa)
  • 2 medium ripe Avocado From Mexico, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt or use non-fat sour cream

Instructions

  1. Remove the seeds and membrane from the inside of the pepper and slice in half, lengthwise.
  2. Prepare taco meat: Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Crumble ground beef into the hot skillet. Cook and stir until the beef is completely browned, 7 to 10 minutes. Drain and discard any excess grease.
  3. Return ground beef to heat.Pour seasoning mixture and water over the beef; stir to combine. Bring to a simmer and cook until the moisture absorbs into the meat, about 5 minutes. Allow to cool 5-10 minutes prior to stuffing peppers.
  4. Stuff peppers with cooked taco meat.Top stuffed peppers with shredded cheese, tomatoes, avocados, cilantro and a spoonful of sour cream. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
BELL PEPPER “TACOS”
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 270mg 12%
Potassium 759mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugar 6g  
Protein 14g 0%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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