Mexican Style Stuffed Bell Peppers

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“Ready, Set, Cook! Special Edition Contest Entry. A new, Mexican-inspired twist on an old classic. Ole!”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
4-6
YIELD:
5 stuffed peppers
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cut off top of peppers and clean out centers. Brush peppers with 1 tbsp EVOO. Set aside. Heat 2 tbsp EVOO in large skillet over medium heat. Add green onion, garlic & crushed red pepper. Cook 3 minutes, then add diced sausage. Cook 6-8 minutes, stirring frequently until sausage is cooked throughout. Next, add 1 package of Simply Potato hash browns. Stir in taco seasoning. Cook on medium-high heat, stirring occasionally for 10-15 minutes, or until potatoes are golden brown.
  3. Reduce heat to low and add tomato sauce. Let simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Spoon filling into each of the 5 bell peppers until full. Sprinkle the tops with cojita cheese. Place on shallow greased baking dish in oven for 30 minutes.

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