Air-Fryer Mexican Stuffed Peppers + More Healthy Air-Fryer Snack Recipes

Sep 24 2019
Great news: You’re just 5 ingredients and 25 minutes away from a savory snack that’ll blow your mind. These are mini peppers stuffed with Mexican deliciousness, and each one has less than 20 calories!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Air-Fryer Mini Mexican Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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1/2 of recipe (5 stuffed pepper halves): 70 calories, 3g total fat (1.5g sat fat), 174mg sodium, 7.5g carbs, 2g fiber, 3g sugars, 4g protein

Freestyle
SmartPoints® value 1*

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

5 sweet mini bell peppers (each about 2 1/2 inches long)

2 tbsp. fat-free refried beans

2 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat Mexican blend cheese

1 tbsp. light/reduced-fat cream cheese

1/4 tsp. taco seasoning

Optional dip/topping: salsa, light sour cream

Directions:

Slice off and discard stem ends of the peppers. Remove and discard seeds. Slice peppers in half lengthwise.

In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Mix until uniform. Evenly distribute mixture between bell pepper halves. 

Place peppers cut-side up in an air fryer basket sprayed with nonstick spray. Set temperature to 356 degrees. Cook until tender and lightly browned, 10 - 12 minutes. 

MAKES 2 SERVINGS

HG FYI: Our air fryer has a dial setting for 356 degrees. Depending on your air fryer model, you can set to 356 or 360 degrees.

Oven Alternative: Bake at 400 degrees until peppers have softened and filling is hot, about 15 minutes.

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Chew on this:

September 24th (which is today) is Gallbladder Good Health Day. For a healthy gallbladder, experts say to reach for fresh fruits and veggies, whole grains, lean protein, and low-fat dairy.

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