Ground Beef Taco Peppers

This is a gluten-free, dairy-free, and low-sodium dinner dish that is easy to prepare and filled with fiber
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 This is a gluten-free, dairy-free, and low-sodium dinner dish that is easy to prepare and filled with fiber. It's so good, it'll become a family favorite after just one meal!

4
Servings
462
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • red or yellow bell peppers
  • 1  Pound  grass fed ground beef
  • onion, chopped
  • can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1  Cup  cooked brown or black rice or 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1  Cup  fresh or canned corn (optional)
  • 1  Cup  fresh pico de gallo
  • 2  Teaspoons  chili powder
  • 1 1/2  Teaspoon  paprika
  • 1  Teaspoon  onion powder
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  garlic powder
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  cumin
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  oregano
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  sea salt
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  pepper
  • Chopped avocado, for garnish
  • Scallions, for garnish

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Clean, cut off the top and core the peppers. Place them into an 8-by-8 baking pan, standing up. If you cannot get peppers to stand up straight, stuff foil around them to keep them upright. Roast the peppers for 20 minutes in a 375-degree oven for 20 minutes.

While peppers are roasting, brown meat and chopped onions in a large skillet until cooked through. Add beans, cooked rice, corn, pico de gallo, spices, and stir over a medium heat until combined. Spoon meat mixture into upright, roasted peppers, and place back into oven for 15 minutes.

Serve immediately and garnish with avocado and scallions if desired.

 

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
28g
40%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
10g
42%
Cholesterol
124mg
41%
Carbohydrate, by difference
18g
14%
Protein
35g
76%
Vitamin A, RAE
118µg
17%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
9µg
10%
Calcium, Ca
53mg
5%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
38µg
10%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
43mg
13%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
9mg
64%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
275mg
39%
Selenium, Se
25µg
45%
Sodium, Na
548mg
37%
Water
188g
7%
Zinc, Zn
6mg
75%

Ground Beef Shopping Tip

Most cattle are fed a diet of grass until they are sent to a feedlot – where they are finished on corn. When possible, choose beef from cattle that are “100% grass fed” - it will be more expensive, but better for your health.

Ground Beef Cooking Tip

The method used to cook beef is dependent on the cut. Cuts that are more tender, like filet mignon, should be cooked for a relatively short amount of time over high heat by grilling or sautéing. While less tender cuts, like brisket and short ribs, should be cooked for a longer time with lower heat by braising or stewing.