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Chorizo Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed pepper fan? These Chorizo Stuffed Peppers are a delicious take on the classic! Stuffed with spicy chorizo, cream cheese, corn, black beans and a Mexican Cheese blend.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 peppers
Calories: 230kcal
Author: Tornadough Alli

Ingredients

  • 2 large green peppers cut in half and seeded
  • 1 10 oz. pkg pork chorizo
  • 1 8 oz. block of cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 can corn drained
  • 1/2 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup Mexican cheese blend

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • In pot filled with water, bring to a boil and add your peppers and parboil for about 5 minutes or until slightly tender.
  • Remove from water and let cool.
  • Meanwhile fry your chorizo in pan until cooked, about 1-2 minutes.
  • In bowl add your cream cheese, chorizo, corn, black beans and Mexican cheese and mix until well combined.
  • Place peppers cup side up on baking sheet, fill will cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with more cheese if desired.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes until cheese is bubbly, remove from oven and top with cilantro and sour cream if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 742mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 47.9mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 1.3mg