Taco Stuffed Peppers


 1 pound ground turkey
 1 yellow onion
 1-2 tsp garlic powder
 1 Taco Seasoning (store bought or homemade!)
 ¾ c water
 1 cup black beans
 3 bell peppers, cut in half
 ¾-1 cup salsa
 1 cup shredded Mexican Cheese

Tip: Feel free to top with some of your favorite taco toppings-avocado, sour cream, more salsa, etc.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut peppers in half and place in oven on greased baking pan. Cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a frying pan over medium heat, cook ground turkey, onions, and garlic powder.
  4. Add the taco seasoning and 3/4 cup water. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to medium-low.
  5. Add the black beans and salsa and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Scoop the taco filling inside each of the baked peppers. Top each with cheese. Bake in the oven until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition information:  (1/2 bell pepper):  275 calories, 13 g carb, 12 g fat, 25 g protein

*Recipe adapted from thecozycook.com

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