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Baked Bell Pepper Tacos

Looking for a EASY, YUMMY, HEALTHY, high PROTEIN, and LOW CARB option for dinner?? Then you have got to try these Baked Bell Pepper Tacos 🙌🏻

These Baked Bell Pepper Tacos are easy to make. If you are going for low carb, these are a great option for a taco! Replace the traditional taco shell with a savory, refreshing, baked, bell pepper and enjoy all the flavors of a scrumptious taco 🌮

Start by browning the ground turkey and adding the taco seasoning and enchilada sauce.


Prepare the bell peppers by slicing in half and removing the seeds and stem.

Bake the peppers alone for 10-12 minutes (or longer if you like a softer pepper).


Fill the warm peppers with the seasoned meat.


Top with cheese 🧀

I LOVE CHEESE!!! It’s a weekness!


Pop those babies in the oven for another 10 minutes.


Top with desired taco toppings 🍅🥑

Serve immediately!!

To add fiber and additional protein serve with some baked beans.  If you aren’t going for low carb, serve with a side of rice.


Baked Bell Pepper Tacos

  • Servings: 4
  • Time: 30 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 3-4 large bell peppers
  • 1- 1.5lbs ground turkey
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • favorite taco toppings (shredded lettuce, diced tomato, guacamole, salsa, cilantro, jalapenos, sour cream, avocado, lime wedges…)

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 F.  Line a baking sheet with foil (for easy clean up) and lightly spray with cooking spray.  Cut bell peppers in half and remove stem and seeds.  Place on the prepared baking sheet and placing in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until al-tente (or longer if you prefer a softer pepper).

While the peppers are in the oven, brown the turkey, then add the enchilada sauce and taco seasoning and mix until all the turkey is coated.

When the peppers are done, fill each one with the turkey mixture and top with cheese.  Bake for another 10 minutes.  Then, top with all of your favorite taco toppings.

Serve with baked beans for additional fiber and protein.  Or if you are not going for low carb, serve with a side of rice.

adapted from: peasandcrayons.com

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