Chicken & Broccoli Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Put a modern twist on classic stuffed peppers with Magic Chicken!
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  • Ready in: 1 hour
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 45 minutes
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  • Servings: Makes 6 servings

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ingredients

  • 3 large red, green and/or yellow bell peppers
  • ½ (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 2 cups prepared chopped or shredded Makin' Magic Chicken, thawed, if frozen
  • 1½ cups frozen chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup plain Panko bread crumbs

cooking methods

  • Bake

directions

This recipe uses Makin' Magic Chicken
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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut peppers in half lengthwise; remove seeds and membranes. Place peppers in a 13x9-inch baking dish; set aside.
  2. In a large microwave-safe bowl, microwave cream cheese on HIGH 45 seconds or until melted. Stir in chicken, broccoli, Cheddar cheese and Makin' Magic Chicken Seasoning.
  3. Divide chicken mixture among pepper halves. Carefully add ½ cup hot water to bottom of baking dish. Cover with aluminum foil and bake 30 minutes. Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine melted butter and bread crumbs; toss to coat well.
  4. Remove foil from peppers. Sprinkle peppers with buttered bread crumbs. Continue baking 15 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

Makes 6 servings.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare through step 3. Wrap each pepper in plastic wrap. Place in a gallon freezer bag. Combine butter and bread crumbs in a quart freezer bag; toss to coat. Place in bag with peppers. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Preheat oven to 375°F. Continue with step 3.

Nutrition per Serving: Calories: 390 Total Fat: 24g Sat. Fat: 12g Cholest: 115mg Sodium: 620mg Carbs: 21g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 4g Protein: 24g

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A new stuffed pepper recipe! We loved how easy this was to make with ingredients we already had on hand including Magic Chicken which is always ready to go in our freezer. Super easy to assemble and delicious flavor. This made a dinner and a lunch for us!
Date published: 2020-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flavorful and easy! So easy to prepare and it had great flavor. I used Magic Chicken for my cooked chicken so it had twice the flavor. I had a little leftover that wouldn't fit in my peppers, so I baked in a small casserole.dish at the same time. I plan to use as a dip with crackers! We will definitely make this again
Date published: 2019-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Stuffed Bell Peppers Love the Magic Chicken Seasoning Blend. These stuffed bell peppers were so easy to make and so good. Have made this recipe several times and will make it several more.
Date published: 2018-06-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Best Chicken Stuffed Peppers Ever! So easy to prepare and everyone liked it. Has great flavor. A nice change from the traditional stuffed pepper.
Date published: 2018-03-27
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