Bell Pepper Tacos

I made up these Whole30 compliant BELL PEPPER TACOS while on my January reset. They’re easy, healthy, & SO yummy. Even my kids love them!

Out of all the recipes that I’ve made thus far for my Whole30 January rest, I think that these Bell Pepper Tacos are my very most favorite! Oh wow – I practically inhaled the. Even my kids declared their love for it so you know that’s saying a lot when it comes to a ‘healthy’ recipe. This one is for sure going to be on my dinner table time & time again!

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Not only are they delicious, but they are so super easy to whip up.

I like a tender bell pepper with this recipe, so I par-cook my peppers for about 15-20 minutes first. Once they’ve been stuffed with the taco filling, I’ll cook them for another 15 minutes. If you like your bell peppers on the raw-er side, then you can always leave out the pre-cook part.

These only take about 30 minutes to prepare from start to finish making them a super easy dinner idea for even the busiest of nights.

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Bell Pepper Tacos

Ingredients:

  • 6 bell peppers, cut in half – seeds & membranes discarded
  • 1 pound ground sirloin
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1-2 jalapeños, finely chopped (remove the seeds & membrane if you don’t like the heat)
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup chopped cilantro + 1/4 cup for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or more to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • pepper to taste

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place halved bell peppers cut side down & bake for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, add the ground sirloin, red onion, jalapenos, garlic, & all the dried spices. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Stir in 3/4 cup chopped cilantro & cook for another couple minutes. Drain any grease & scoop the filling into the par-cooked bell pepper halves.

Cook at 350 for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cilantro. Serve with salsa.

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