Creamy Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Creamy Chicken Stuffed Peppers

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 red bell peppers (or any color you prefer)
  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken (a rotisserie chicken works great)
  • 1 (8 ounce) package light cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup shredded Colby jack cheese
  • 1 jalapeno, seeds removed and finely diced (more or less, depending on how spicy you like your food)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup salsa
  • Fresh chopped cilantro, for garnish (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a large 9×13″ baking pan with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Slice each pepper in half and remove the seeds. Set each pepper half in the prepared baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together chicken, cream cheese, Colby jack cheese, jalapeno, cumin, salt, and salsa. Scoop mix into each pepper. Top with cilantro, if using.
  4. Cover pan with aluminum foil and bake for 35-40 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and serve.
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