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Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers on a baking dish

Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers are a fiesta in your mouth! The vibrant colors of this dish will pull you in, but the flavors will make you stay. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 286kcal


  • 4 large red bell peppers
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 cup cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 10 oz canned black beans
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 2 cup Mexican cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Rinse black beans and thaw corn. Combine it together with cooked rice, ground turkey, taco seasoning, 1 cup of cheese and salsa.
    Filling for the Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers
  • Cut bell peppers in halves and remove seeds from the bell peppers.
    cleaned out bell peppers halves
  • Stuff each half of the bell pepper with the mixture. Bake for about 30 minutes, remove from the oven and sprinkle the remaining cheese. Bake for about 15 minutes.
    Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers in a baking dish
  • Serve right away while the tops are still covered with melted cheese.
    Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers on a baking dish


Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 618mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2247IU | Vitamin C: 78mg | Calcium: 216mg | Iron: 2mg