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Mexican Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Jul 9, 2018

Traditional stuffed peppers are typically cooked in the oven. Help your house stay cooler and save energy – try this recipe in your slow cooker! Slow cookers use less energy than the oven so you’re saving money and electricity.


Mexican Stuffed Peppers 


  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound ground turkey (or whatever ground meat you like)
  • 2 cups frozen corn 
  • 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 2 cups shredded cheese, reserve 1/2 cup for topping
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 6-8 bell peppers, tops cut off and seeded


  1. In a large bowl, combine chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt, pepper, ground meat, corn, beans, tomatoes, 1 1/2 cups cheese and salsa, and mix well.
  2. Stuff the peppers with the mixture.
  3. Put stuffed peppers in the slow cooker. Cover.
  4. Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3 hours, or until peppers reach an internal temperature of 165.
  5. In the last hour of cook time, top peppers with remaining cheese. Cover.

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