Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers

Pork
Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers
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Ingredients

  • 12 ounces ground pork (96% lean)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 tablespoons couscous
  • 4 bell pepper (large, red, orange, or yellow, or a combination)
  • 3/4 cup salsa (plus more for serving, optional)
  • 1 cup frozen corn (thawed)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese (Monterey jack, or Mexican blend cheese, shredded)

Directions

  1. 1Preheat oven to 500 degrees F.
  2. 2In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, bring water to a boil. Stir in couscous, cover, remove from heat, and set aside for at least 5 minutes.
  3. 3Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook pork, stirring occasionally and breaking it up, until no longer pink, about 4 minutes.
  4. 4Also while couscous is softening, remove tops from peppers and scrape out seeds. Set aside.
  5. 5In a large bowl, combine couscous, pork, salsa, corn, and chili powder. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Fill peppers with pork mixture. Arrange peppers in a shallow baking pan and bake for 10 minutes.
  6. 6Sprinkle cheese on top and continue baking until peppers are tender and stuffing is heated through, about 5 minutes.
  7. 7Serve peppers with additional salsa on the side if you like.
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NutritionView more

380Calories
Sodium25%DV600mg
Fat32%DV21g
Protein43%DV22g
Carbs10%DV29g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories380Calories from Fat190
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat21g32%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol70mg23%
Sodium600mg25%
Potassium740mg21%
Protein22g43%
Calories from Fat190
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate29g10%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.