Mexican Green Peppers Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Cuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Green peppers6 Medium
 Ground beef1 Pound
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Chopped fresh tomatoes1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
 Cooked rice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Tomato sauce8 Ounce (1 Can)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2049 Calories from Fat 1114

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 124 g190.9%

Saturated Fat 45 g225.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 320 mg

Sodium 3375.7 mg140.7%

Total Carbohydrates 153 g51%

Dietary Fiber 29.2 g116.8%

Sugars 53.4 g

Protein 97 g194.2%

Vitamin A 160.5% Vitamin C 1350.3%

Calcium 23.8% Iron 74.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Remove the top of green peppers and deseed.
2) Place peppers in boiling salted water and cook for 5 minutes.
3) Drain and keep aside.
4) Mix the next 7 ingredients.
5) Spoon meat mixture into the peppers.
6) Arrange in a 2-quart shallow casserole.
7) Add tomato sauce over and around peppers.
8) Place in oven and bake at 375° for 45 to 50 minutes.

9) Serve immediately.