I’m going to be honest, the idea for this recipe started off as me wanting to make a chicken burger without using a bun. The results were pretty awesome.

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Southwest Stuffed Pepper Yum
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper finely chopped, use more if you like it spicy
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound ground chicken I like to use chicken breast and grind it myself in the blender
  • 3 Bell peppers cut in half
  • Optional toppings: sliced cheese sliced red onion, lettuce leaves, salsa, guacamole, sliced avocado, sliced tomato
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper finely chopped, use more if you like it spicy
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound ground chicken I like to use chicken breast and grind it myself in the blender
  • 3 Bell peppers cut in half
  • Optional toppings: sliced cheese sliced red onion, lettuce leaves, salsa, guacamole, sliced avocado, sliced tomato
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Add chicken; mix lightly but thoroughly.
  3. Place peppers cut side-up in a baking dish. Spoon chicken mixture evenly into each pepper.
  4. Bake for 45 minute or until cooking thermometer registers 165°.
  5. If using cheese, remove from oven and broil for about 1 minute until melted. Serve with additional toppings as desired.
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