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Mexican Stuffed Peppers


Mexican Stuffed Peppers is a delicious and easy-to-make Mexican recipe. The main ingredients used to prepare this are capsicums, beef, red kidney beans, fresh herbs and spices. The freshness of herbs and spicy taste of this dish caters to your pangs of hunger. Try this lip-smacking appetizer are ideal to be made on occasions like game nights, kitty parties, pot luck and buffets.

2 red bell pepper
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon chilli powder
1/3 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup celery
1 onion
1/2 cup water
1/3 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon paprika
350 ml tomato puree
3 cloves garlic
1 yellow bell pepper

For Filling:
350 gm red kidney beans
350 gm lean ground beef

For Garnishing:
1 handful coriander leaves

Step 1
Preheat the oven at 350F. Meanwhile, chop the onions, mince the garlic cloves, dice the celery, Keep them aside in separate bowls.

Step 2
Slice the top of capsicums, remove the seeds and keep them aside.

Step 3
Place a frying pan over medium flame and pour oil in it. Once the oil is heated, add beef, onion and garlic and cook until the beef is brown in colour. Make sure that the onions are tender. Whisk the mixture to crumble the beef.

Step 4
Now drain the excess fat from the pan. Add celery, tomato sauce, kidney beans, salt, paprika, black pepper, oregano and chili powder to the beef mixture. Mix them well.

Step 5
Stir the mixture for 6-7 minutes and cook it well. Turn off the flame and let the mixture cool for 6-7 minutes.

Step 6
Next, stuff the capsicums with the beef mixture. Now, prepare a baking dish by arranging the stuffed capsicums on it.

Step 7
Take a bowl and pour water and tomato sauce into it. Mix them well and pour this mixture around capsicums. Bake the dish for 30-40 minutes until capsicums are tender. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot!