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stuffed pepper taco boats

Wild Wonders® Stuffed Pepper Taco Boats

  • Author: Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: easy meals
  • Method: sauté; combine
  • Cuisine: american

Description

Flavorful and fun chicken taco stuffed pepper boats with cheese, shredded lettuce, avocado and salsa will quickly become your new favorite easy weeknight dinner!


Ingredients

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  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, diced 
  • 1 lb ground chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder 
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. onion powder
  • ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 small jalapeno, diced (optional for more heat)
  • 1 package Wild Wonders® Peppers
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican-style cheese
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup, salsa
  • 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 
  2. In a sauté pan heat the olive oil, minced garlic and diced onion until fragrant being careful not to burn. 
  3. Add the ground chicken and use a wooden spoon to break it up into smaller pieces while it browns. Once mostly brown add in the spice, canned tomatoes and diced jalapeno if desired. Stir together. 
  4. Remove from heat and set aside. Slice each pepper lengthwise removing the seeds.
  5. Spoon the chicken taco mixture into each pepper shell. Top with cheese and place on parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for approximately 10 minutes until peppers are softened. 
  6. Remove from the oven and top each pepper with shredded lettuce along with sliced or diced avocado, fresh salsa and cilantro. Enjoy! 

Keywords: stuffed pepper taco boat; chicken taco; stuffed peppers