Chicken Chili Stuffed Pepper Tacos (Is it Tuesday Yet?)

by Chris Miquel February 05, 2016

Chicken Chili Stuffed Pepper Tacos (Is it Tuesday Yet?)



WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • Don’t get rid of those leftovers! They can go toward delicious meals like this one.
  • With only 162 calories per serving, this recipe packs in the flavor while keeping you on track nutritionally.

This one takes two of your favorite recipes and combines them, creating a stuffed pepper recipe that will blow any other out of the water. Made with avocados, black beans, and chicken, this recipe is a great source of protein and healthy fats that everyone will love.

Mix it up, with this delicious stuffed pepper recipe!


  Ingredients:

2 cups crock pot chicken taco chili (see recipe below)

2 bell peppers, any color

6 tablespoons shredded cheddar

Cilantro or scallions,for garnish

Avocado or reduced-fat sour cream (optional)

Directions: Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut peppers in half lengthwise, removing seeds and stem. Place peppers, cut side up in an oven-proof dish. Fill each pepper with 1/2 cup chili mixture, top each with 1 1/2 tbsp of cheese. Pour about 1/4 cup water or chicken broth on the bottom of the dish. Cover tight with foil. Bake 40-45 minutes, or until the peppers become soft. Top with cilantro or scallions and serve with sour cream or avocado if desired.

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili

Ingredients:

1 small onion, chopped

1 (15.5 oz) can black beans

1 (15.5 oz) can kidney beans

1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce

10 oz package frozen corn kernels

2 (10 oz) cans diced tomatoes w/chilies

4 oz can chopped green chili peppers, chopped

1 packet reduced sodium taco seasoning

1 tbsp cumin

1 tbsp chili powder

24 oz (3-4) boneless skinless chicken breasts

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions: Combine beans, onion, chili peppers, corn, tomato sauce, diced tomato, cumin, chili powder and taco seasoning in a slow cooker and mix well. Nestle the chicken in to completely cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or on high for 4 to 6 hours. 30 minutes before serving, remove chicken and shred. Return chicken to slow cooker and stir in. Top with fresh cilantro and your favorite toppings!




Chris Miquel
Chris Miquel

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Chris is a serial entrepreneur, internet marketer, and founder of Get Your Fit Together who was an out of shape father who is finally Getting His Fit Together. He started the publication in hopes of empowering a Fitter, Healthier, and Happier You!

He has put together a few eBooks you can download directly through facebook messenger:

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