Mexican Stuffed PeppersSubmitted by: CAVERJEN
IntroductionUse small red or green bell peppers or poblano peppers for this baked variation of chiles rellenos Use small red or green bell peppers or poblano peppers for this baked variation of chiles rellenos
6 small red or green bell peppers or poblano peppers
1 pound extra lean ground beef
1 tsp olive oil
1 small onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 1/4 tsp chili powder
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup whole almonds, coarsely chopped
3 T raisins
1/4 cup tomato paste
1/4 cup low-fat cheddar cheese
Heat oil in skillet and saute the onion and ground beef until onion is tender and beef is browned.
Add the remaining ingredients, except cheese, and cook for 5 more minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
Stuff peppers with meat mixture. Place peppers in a small casserole dish or large pie pan.
Sprinkle cheese over the top of peppers.
Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAVERJEN.