Mini Stuffed Mexican Bell Peppers


NOTE: I originally doubled this recipe, but I had so much filling left over I end up freezing most of it, will use for a future enchilada recipe, stay tuned.
10 oz lean ground turkey
7 oz canned fire roasted tomatoes ( about 1/2 a can)
4 oz can green chilies
3 oz chipotles in adobo ( about 1/2 a can)
3 tomatillos
1/2 yellow onion
3 cloves garlic
1 TBSP Chili Powder
1 TBSP Ground Cumin
1 TBSP Paprika
1 TSP Ground Coriander
7 oz canned black beans ( about 1/2 a can)
20 mini bell peppers (you can buy in a large bag)


1. Roast the vegetables: Preheat oven to 400 degrees.Cut the tomatillos in half, slice the onion into 1/2 in slices and remove garlic from covering. Place on baking sheet. Roast till tomatillos are tender and start to brown, about 20 minutes.
2. Meanwhile,make the sauce: Add tomatillos, onion, garlic, tomatoes, green chilies, chipotles, chili powder, cumin, paprika, and coriander to blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.
3. In a large bowel, add the turkey, beans, and sauce, Mix together until everything is evenly distributed.
4. Cut tops off mini bell peppers and remove any seeds. Stuff turkey mixture into peppers until slightly overflowing. Place in 9 by 13 glass dish. Repeat for all bell peppers.
5. Cook at 400 for 20 minutes. For the last 5 minutes, turn on the broiler and get some color on the peppers.
6. Serve with your favorite salsa (used my Pico De Gallo from my tortilla soup), sour cream and avocado.


Sweet Mini Bell Peppers Stuffed with Turkey, Tomatillos and Chipotles


4 servings


Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 7:05am


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