Mini Stuffed Bell Peppers


Last night i made these mini stuffed peppers for the first time and I’m absolutely crazy about them, will be making them again soon:) I got the recipe from my mom in law. My husband grew up eating these so he was excited when i made them! Its a great side dish! Top them off with a little bit of sour cream. These are a must make, you wont be disappointed!

  • 1 pkg mini bell peppers(15)
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  •  1 chicken breast, diced into small pieces
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1 large fresh tomato, shredded
  • 1/4 tsp adobo all purpose seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp garlic seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt(salt and pepper to preference)
  • 3 tbs canola oil or grape seed oil

  1. Put the rice in a pot and add the boiling water from a tea kettle and cover.
  2. Meanwhile add the chicken to a hot skillet and fry for a couple minutes on medium heat, once water starts coming out of the chicken add 1 tablespoon oil and the spices and fry for 2 more minutes until there is no more pink on the chicken.
  3. In another skillet add 2 tablespoons oil, the carrots and onions on medium heat fry for 5 minutes then add the chicken and mix all together.
  4. Drain the rice from the water and add to the skillet .
  5. Add the shredded tomato and the juices, mix all together and shimmer on low heat for 3 minutes.
  6. Cut off all the heads on the peppers and clean them out.
  7. Turn on the oven to 350°
  8. Stuff the peppers with the mixture and add to a small casserole dish tightly
  9. Once you have stuffed all the peppers add water into the dish, just enough to cover half of the peppers
  10. Cover the dish with aluminum foil
  11. Bake for an hour and a half
  12. Serve hot!

This side serves 4



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