Chicken Taco Stuffed Peppers

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CategoryChicken, Complete Meals, SHAPE Certified
Servings (adjust as needed)2

Ingredients

  • 2 bell peppers
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 8 oz chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1 cup salsa no sugar added
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp Celtic sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground red pepper

Instructions

  • Cut tops off of peppers discarding the stem and saving the remaining flesh from the tops.
  • Cut peppers in half lengthwise and remove ribs and seeds.
  • Microwave peppers approximately 3 min or roast in oven at 350°F until semi soft.
  • Chop onion and pepper tops and cook over medium heat in skillet until softened.
  • Add shredded chicken, salsa and spices to onion/pepper mixture.
  • Cook until hot.
  • Stuff each half of softened peppers with 1/4 of the chicken mixture.
  • Place stuffed peppers in an oven safe dish uncovered.
  • Bake for 30 min at 375°F.

Notes

1 serving = 4 oz protein, 1 cup vegetable
If using raw chicken, you will need to season with salt and pepper and bake it at 375°F for about 15 minutes (or until the juices run clear) before shredding.