Fiesta Bliss Mexican Stuffed Peppers


Dive into the vibrant world of flavors with our Fiesta Bliss Mexican Stuffed Peppers! These colorful bell peppers are generously filled with a spicy mix of ground meat, rice, beans, and cheese, baked to perfection. Each bite offers a delightful blend of textures and tastes, making it an ideal dish for a festive meal or a cozy family dinner.

Fiesta Bliss Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields 6 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 stuffed pepper

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 350 kcal
  • Total Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Sodium: 700mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g
  • Sugars: 7g
  • Protein: 20g


  • Bell peppers (assorted colors) - 6
  • Ground beef or turkey - 500 grams (1.1 pounds)
  • Cooked rice - 1 cup
  • Black beans, drained and rinsed - 1 can (15 ounces)
  • Corn kernels, fresh or frozen - ½ cup
  • Diced tomatoes - 1 can (14.5 ounces)
  • Shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese - 1 cup
  • Onion, diced - 1 small
  • Garlic cloves, minced - 2
  • Chili powder - 1 tablespoon
  • Ground cumin - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped - for garnish

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Slice the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
  3. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Sauté onions and garlic until soft.
  4. Add the ground meat, cooking until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  5. Stir in chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  6. Mix in cooked rice, black beans, corn, and half of the diced tomatoes.
  7. Stuff each pepper with the meat mixture and place in a baking dish.
  8. Top with the remaining diced tomatoes and shredded cheese.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes or until the peppers are tender and the cheese is melted.
  10. Garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Choose firm, fresh peppers for stuffing.
  • For a vegetarian version, replace meat with quinoa or extra beans.
  • If the peppers are too dry, add a bit of chicken or vegetable broth to the baking dish.
  • Experiment with different cheeses for varied flavors.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I prepare these stuffed peppers in advance?

Yes, assemble the peppers ahead and refrigerate. Bake when ready to serve.

How should I store leftovers?

Keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Can I freeze stuffed peppers?

Yes, they freeze well. Thaw in the refrigerator before reheating.

Your Fiesta Bliss Mexican Stuffed Peppers are a celebration on a plate, bursting with delicious flavors and vibrant colors. They are sure to bring a smile to everyone's face, making any meal a festive occasion. So, gather around, share the joy, and enjoy these delightful stuffed peppers!