Chili Stuffed Peppers

Chili Stuffed Peppers
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 4
This recipe uses simple, bean-less chili and adds it to oven- roasted bell peppers to create a delicious and unique entrée!
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 Medium yellow onion, small diced
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 T chili powder
  • 2 t sea salt
  • 1 t black pepper
  • 1 t cumin
  • ¼ t cayenne
  • 2 18 oz jar diced tomatoes
  • 1 18 oz jar crushed tomatoes
  • 1 6 oz can tomato paste
  • red pepper flakes to taste, optional
  • 4-6 bell peppers
  • 1 c shredded goat or sheep cheese of choice
  1. Heat 1 T olive oil over medium-high heat in large skillet.
  2. Add onion and cook until translucent and fragrant, about 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add ground beef and chop with wooden spoon.
  4. Mix with onions and brown, stirring frequently.
  5. Add garlic, 2 T chili powder, 1 t sea salt, and pepper to meat and stir. Simmer for 2-3 minutes more.
  6. Transfer to crockpot.
  7. Add tomatoes and remaining seasonings (1 T chili powder, 1 t sea salt, cumin, and cayenne)
  8. Stir to combine well.
  9. Cook on high 4 hours or low for 8 hrs.
  10. About 45 minutes before chili is done, preheat oven to 350F.
  11. Cut off tops of peppers and deseed forming a bowl.
  12. Brush peppers with olive oil and arrange on a baking dish.
  13. Bake for 30 minutes or until soft and browned but not wrinkled.
  14. Remove from oven.
  15. Spoon chili into each pepper and top with crushed red pepper (if desired) and cheese.
  16. Put back in oven for 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  17. Remove and serve!

Kristen Barkley
Kristen Barkley
Kristen is a happily married mom to four beautiful and active children and is the co-founder of Marpé Wellness. She has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston and completed extensive coursework in the areas of nutrition and fitness. She is excited to be putting her education to use in an industry that she is passionate about where she can help others live a healthier and happier life.

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