Stuffed Pepper Dip
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 12 people
The comforting and familiar flavours of stuffed peppers have been deconstructed in this Stuffed Pepper Dip. Hearty, cheesy, and beefy – a dip that eats like a meal!
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 large onion, finely diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 whole green bell pepper, finely diced
- 1 whole red bell pepper, finely diced
- 4 ounces canned diced green chilies
- 14 ounces canned fire roasted tomatoes
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 4 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1/4 cup parsley, chopped, for garnish, optional
In a large skillet, over medium heat, cook the ground beef with the onions and olive oil until the ground beef is no longer pink - about 15 minutes.
Add the garlic, and the green and red bell peppers. Stir into the beef and onions and cook for 5 minutes.
Add the fire roasted tomatoes, diced green chilies, chili powder, cumin, salt, and ground black pepper. Stir to combine.
Turn off the heat and allow the mixture to cool for 20 minutes. While you are waiting, preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
Once the mixture has cooled, ,stir in three cups of the shredded cheese.
Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish and top with the remaining one cup of cheese.
Bake for 30 minutes. Serve with corn chips.
Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 414mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 14.5% | Vitamin C: 5.2% | Calcium: 29.6% | Iron: 9.4%