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Sweet Pepper Poppers

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Servings: 15 -20 poppers


  • 1 pound sweet mini peppers tops cut and cored
  • 1/2 pound ground turkey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • 1/4 cup corn
  • 1/4 cup pepper jack cheese
  • garnish: cilantro


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place prepared peppers on a baking sheet; set aside.
  • Cook ground turkey in a medium sauce pan until no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes. Drain and place back in sauce pan. Add in taco seasoning and water, cook 2 more minutes.
  • Turn heat to low, mix in cream cheese until melted and blended together. Turn off heat.
  • Stir in black beans and corn.
  • Add a dollop of the meat mixture to each mini pepper. Once each pepper is filled, bake for 15 minutes. Sprinkle pepper jack cheese on top of each.
  • Bake an additional 3-5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • Garnish with cilantro, serve & enjoy!