These Beef Taco Stuffed Peppers use the traditional flavors of a beef taco in a healthy pepper shell. Perfect for grilling and entertaining, especially for the big game!
Why You Will Love This Recipe
Gathering for the big game is something that our family loves to do. Football season is full of excitement and a lot of team pride!
Tacos are a magical, magical thing. Seriously one of my favorite things to make and eat!
The Beef Taco Stuffed Peppers are a great way to spend time with your friends and family while doing something you all love.
These stuffed peppers are fast and easy to make, plus gluten free.
These are the ingredients you need for this stuffed pepper recipe:
- Bell Peppers
- Ground Beef
- Chili Powder
- Black Beans
- Cheddar Cheese
First cook the ground beef in a large skillet.
Then add the salsa, chili powder, corn, and beans. Season to taste as desired.
Stuff the peppers and add the cheese.
Then cook until the peppers are beginning to soften.
Then whenever you are ready, just throw them on the grill for about 10 minutes until the pepper is soft (but not too soft!) and the cheese is melted.
Modifications and Substitutions
Easy swap out the ground beef for ground turkey, chicken, or pork.
Use different mix ins beyond the corn and black beans as desired.
Make it spicier by adding cayenne powder, hot sauce, or using a hot salsa.
What I love about these peppers is they are easy to make in advance! Whenever I am having people over or heading out to an event, I aim for recipes that can be made beforehand.
Prepping as much as you can in advance gives you more time to get ready and everything feels less chaotic! And that means more time with family, friends, and loved ones.
Beef Taco Stuffed Peppers
- In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium heat until cooked through. Drain fat.1 pound ground beef
- Add the salsa and chili powder to the beef. Stir to combine.1 cup salsa, 2 teaspoons chili powder
- Add the corn and black beans to the beef. Season with salt to preferred taste. Add more chili powder until you get the heat level that you want. Mix everything together. Remove the skillet from the heat. Set aside.1/2 cup corn, 1/2 cup black beans, salt
- Slice the bell peppers in half lengthwise. Remove all seeds and white ribs. Place the peppers, cut side up, on a large plate or dish to transfer to the grill.3 large bell peppers
- Mix in 1/4 cup of cheddar to the beef mixture.1/4 cup cheddar cheese
- Stuff each pepper with the beef mixture until full. Sprinkle the peppers with additional cheddar cheese on top if desired.
- Transfer the peppers to the grill, skin side down. Cook over medium heat for approximately 10 minutes. The peppers should be beginning to soften near the top edges. Do not cook them too long as they will start to lose their shape and fall apart.
- Each grill has its own personality, so keep an eye out! Turn the heat up or down as needed to avoid hot spots that would burn the peppers.
- When finished cooking, remove the peppers from the grill with tongs or a spatula. Be careful as they will be softer and will flex.
- Serve with additional salsa, shredded lettuce, cheese, and other toppings as desired.shredded lettuce, sour cream