Healthy Chili Stuffed Peppers with Monterey Jack Jalapeno Cheese. Talk about comfort food! This family dinner recipe is easy to throw together, especially with leftover chili!
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Cheesy Chili Stuffed Peppers

Talk about comfort food with a healthy recipe twist! This family dinner recipe is easy to throw together, especially with leftover chili!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesy stuffed peppers, chicken chili
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 385
Author Randa Derkson

Ingredients

  • 6 bell peppers
  • Chili see below
  • 2 cups Armstrong® Monterey Jack Jalapeno Cheese grated

Chili:

  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 can diced green chilis
  • 1 can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp cayenne

Instructions

  • In a large pot, scramble fry the ground beef until half way done and then add the onions. Stir until the ground beef is cooked, drain the fat.
  • Add the rest of the chili ingredients, bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes.
  • While the chili is simmering, take the tops off the bell peppers and scoop out the ribs and seeds. Preheat the oven to 400˚
  • Scoop the chili into the bell peppers.
  • Top with Armstrong® cheese and bake for 20 minutes, throwing it on broil at the end for a few minutes until the cheese is brown and bubbly.

Nutrition

Serving: 1pepper | Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 162mg | Sodium: 836mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 16g