Easy Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers + Video

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Easy tex-mex stuffed peppers recipe! So delicious and a perfect dinner for fall/winter! | asimplepalate.com

Easy Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers! It’s that kind of day. This dinner is healthy, vegetarian friendly, and super quick.

And not only are these so comforting and delicious — this is a recipe that’s so easy to make if you are that person desperately searching Pinterest for a throw together meal. Been there. 🙋🏽

This recipe has a little bit of everything. It’s satisfying, filling, full of flavor, and an all around great family dinner.

Easy tex-mex stuffed peppers recipe! So delicious and a perfect dinner for fall/winter! | asimplepalate.com

One of the main conversations I have with people is that they don’t have enough time to make dinner, or after work, have zero energy to put into a meal. Now, this recipe takes some small steps of effort to make it happen, but it is easy through and through! I wanted to come up with something that had obviously tons of flavor and was yummy, but was super quick and EASY.

Drew and I have been good testers for this recipe, because this past week felt nonstop. Like, whoa. Something happening every. night. So this recipe was a LIFESAVER when I literally had no time to put effort into a dinner. This recipe came in to save the day just in time and warmed our hearts with how delicious they were. <3

These easy tex-mex stuffed peppers will only take you a little over 30 minutes to make! Best kind of dinner.

If you try this recipe, comment/rate below and let me know what you think! I love hearing your feedback. 🙂

Easy tex-mex stuffed peppers recipe! So delicious and a perfect dinner for fall/winter! | asimplepalate.com

Easy & quick stuffed pepper dinner! So delicious and perfect recipe for fall/winter!

Easy Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers

5 from 1 vote
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 4 peppers, cored and cleaned
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2/3 cup corn
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and strained
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2/3 cup cheese (divided)

Tex-Mex Seasoning

  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Toppings

  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • sour cream
  • lime wedges
  • avocado slices

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lay peppers in baking dish.

  2. Use a rubber spatula to mix in bowl: quinoa, corn, black beans, 1/3 cup cheese, tex-mex seasoning, and salsa. 

  3. Spoon mixture into center of peppers. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove peppers - sprinkle 1/3 cup cheese over top each pepper and bake for 1 additional minute for cheese to melt. 

  4. Drizzle or dollop sour cream over peppers, sprinkle cilantro and lime juice on top. YUM! 

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