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Chicken Salad-Stuffed Peppers

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

We love this recipe because it combines the fresh flavor of summer bell peppers and chicken salad. — Mary Marlowe Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina
Chicken Salad-Stuffed Peppers Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups finely chopped rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 4 medium sweet red peppers
  • Crushed potato chips, optional

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, mix the first six ingredients. Add chicken, cheese and celery; toss to coat.
  2. Cut peppers lengthwise in half; remove seeds. In a Dutch oven, cook peppers in boiling water 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  3. Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Fill with chicken mixture. If desired, sprinkle with chips. Bake, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until filling is heated through.

Nutrition Facts

2 stuffed pepper halves (calculated without potato chips): 426 calories, 32g fat (7g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 449mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein.

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