Mexican Stuffed-Pepper Biscuit Tostadas

Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 22 Min
Servings 8
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 large bell peppers (any color)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 lb. lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 pkg. (1.25 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
  • 1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® Homestyle refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (8 biscuits)
  • 1 Eggland's Best egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend or Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream, if desired

Directions

  • Step 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray large cookie shet with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.

  • Step 2

    Cut each bell pepper lengthwise into quarters, making 8 pieces; remove stems, seeds and membranes. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water to boiling. Add bell pepper pieces; cook 5 minutes. Drain well on paper towels; set aside.

  • Step 3

    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked, drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and salsa until well blended; set aside.

  • Step 4

    Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Place biscuits 2 inches apart on cookie sheet; brush with egg.

  • Step 5

    Press 1 pepper piece, skin side down, on each biscuit. Spoon heaping 1/4 cup beef mixture into each pepper, spreading to cover pepper evenly. Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese.

  • Step 6

    Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until cheese is melted and edges of biscuits are golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Top each with 1 tablespoon sour cream.

  • Step 8

    In step 5, do not add cheese. In step 6, bake 20 minutes. Add cheese; bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Serving size
(1 tostada)

  • Calories 400
  • Calories from Fat200g
  • Total Fat 22g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 75mg
  • Sodium 1390mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 33g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 19g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet