Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers are miniature bell peppers stuffed with taco meat and drizzled with a cilantro cream sauce. These can easily be made prepared ahead of time for an easy appetizer. A great healthy appetizer!

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

MINI TACO STUFFED PEPPERS

Everyone loves stuffed peppers but don’t always want to commit to an entire stuffed pepper. I thought it would be a great idea to make them mini!

Then they can be party food, which I’m always drawn too. My husband bought a huge bag of mini bell peppers at Costco which was the inspiration for this recipe but they can also be used in this One-Pan Chicken Fajita Rice.

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

Don’t get rid of the part you slice off. We’re going to use them later.

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

In the end you will have several of these tops.

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

Dice up those reserved bell pepper slices and add them to your meat for some flavor and crunch!

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

After you’ve browned up the meat and cooked the peppers, add your Old El Paso taco seasoning mix.

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

Stuff as much of the taco meat as you can into the prepared bell peppers.

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

Bam.

Mini Taco Stuffed PeppersBake these babies for 15 minutes and then sprinkle on some cheese and put them back in the oven for a minute or two until the cheese melts.

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

Next, we’re going to make the cilantro cream sauce. Just add some cilantro, sour cream, garlic, and a little lime juice to a food processor. Done. Mini Taco Stuffed PeppersDrizzle the sauce on top of the stuffed peppers for a cool compliment to the spicy peppers.

Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers

OTHER MEXICAN RECIPES:

  • Horchata
  • Taco Pizza Rolls
  • One-Pan Chicken Tortilla Bake
  • Taco Lasagna
  • Baked Chicken Chimichangas
  • Pico De Gallo
  • One-Pan Mexican Chicken and Rice

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