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Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 peppers
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 6 bell peppers
  • 2 c. cooked rice
  • 2 c. cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 c. black beans drained
  • c. diced red onion
  • c. chopped cilantro
  • 2 pkg. fajita seasoning mix
  • ¼ c. oil divided
  • ¾ c. water divided
  • ½ c. shredded cheese


  1. Prepare peppers by cutting off tops and removing seeds.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine rice, chicken, beans, onion, and cilantro.
  3. In a separate small bowl, combine fajita seasoning mix, 2 Tbsp. oil, and ¼ c. water.
  4. Pour seasoning mixture over rice mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Fill peppers to the top with rice mixture.
  6. Place in a shallow oven-proof dish and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  7. Combine remaining fajita seasoning mix, 2 Tbsp. oil, and ½ c. water in a small bowl.
  8. Pour into baking dish surrounding peppers.
  9. Cover peppers with foil and bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.
  10. Spoon sauce from pan over peppers before serving.