Healthy Meal Prep
Easy Mexican Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Easy Mexican Stuffed Peppers


This healthy, filling Mexican stuffed peppers recipe is not only easy to put together, but the kids can help!


  • 1 (8.8 ounce) package UNCLE BEN'S® READY RICE® Whole Grain Brown
  • 1 (8.8 ounce) package UNCLE BEN'S® READY RICE® Spanish Style
  • ¾ pound lean ground beef
  • 1 ½ (1.25 ounce) packages reduced-sodium taco seasoning mix
  • 6 large red bell peppers, tops cut off and seeds removed
  • 6 tablespoons Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 small avocado, diced


  1. Place oven rack in middle of oven and set oven to broil. Prepare rice in the microwave or skillet according to package instructions, about 90 seconds.
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium-high and add ground beef. Cook until brown, about 5 minutes, stirring to crumble. Sprinkle with taco seasoning; cook 1 minute. Stir in rice. Remove from heat.
  3. Meanwhile, place bell peppers cut-side down on a baking sheet and place in oven set to broil. Cook until slightly tender and browned on bottoms, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven, let cool slightly, and stuff each pepper evenly with rice and beef mixture.
  4. Top each pepper with cheese and return to oven. Broil 2 to 3 minutes or until the cheese bubbles slightly and starts to brown. Remove from oven and top with avocado.

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Nutritional Information

Easy Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Servings Per Recipe: 6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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