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SMOKY MEXICAN STUFFED CAPSICUM RECIPE

Smash your fitness goals with our favourite low carb meal. These quick and easy Smoky Mexican Stuffed Capsicum’s are the ultimate weeknight dinner option or on-the-go meal prep idea.

SMOKY MEXICAN  STUFFED CAPSICUM RECIPE

SMOKY MEXICAN STUFFED CAPSICUM

SERVES 4-6

INGREDIENTS

450g mince beef

3 capsicums (red, yellow, orange), sliced in half

1 cup red onion, diced

1 jalapeno, minced, seeds removed (or not!)

2 garlic cloves, minced

2 tbsp chipotle seasoning

1 tsp cumin, ground

2 tbsp chipotle tomato paste (or regular)

1 tsp himalayan pink sea salt

2 tbsp butter (ghee butter for a healthier alternative)

1/2 cup cheddar, grated

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 180c degrees. Place all but one capsicum halves in a baking dish and sprinkle with pink s+p. Bake for about 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.

2. Meanwhile, dice the remaining bell pepper half, set aside.

3. Heat a pan over medium heat, add 2 tbsp ghee and then ground beef. Season with chipotle, cumin, pink s+p, and brown beef, stirring occasionally. Add diced red onions, diced remaining capsicum, and jalapeno and cook another 3-4 minutes. Next, add chipotle tomato paste and minced garlic, cook another few minutes.

4. Spoon meat mixture into the capsicum shells and bake for about 10 minutes. Then add grated cheese and cook another minute or just until melted.

5. Garnish with avocado, coriander and lime juice if desired!

Recipe and photo credit @thefeistykitchen