BLACK BEAN STUFFED PEPPERS

These Black Bean Stuffed Peppers are filled with rice, black beans, onions, and Mexican spices. They are low carb, gluten free, and make a delicious meatless meal!
BLACK BEAN STUFFED PEPPERS

Ingredients

  1. 4 Bell Peppers any color, I used red and green
  2. 1 TB butter or olive oil
  3. 1/2 cup onion diced
  4. 2 cloves garlic minced
  5. 1 tsp cumin
  6. 1/2 tsp chili powder
  7. 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  8. 1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  9. 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  10. 3/4 cup salsa
  11. 1 cup cooked rice I used brown rice
  12. 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese
Instructions
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Remove tops from peppers and scrape out membranes and seeds. Set aside.
  • Melt butter in skillet over medium heat and add onions. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add in garlic and cook for 1 additional minute.
  • Stir in black beans, cumin, chili powder, and garlic salt. Using the back of a fork, mash up about half of the black beans. Add in cilantro and salsa and cook for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cooked rice.