Easy Weeknight Dinner: Chicken Stuffed Peppers with Costco Rotisserie Chicken!

Transform your weeknight dinners with these delicious and nutritious Chicken Stuffed Peppers! Perfectly roasted bell peppers packed with tender, flavorful rotisserie chicken, rice, beans, and melted cheese make for a mouth-watering meal that everyone will love.

These vibrant, colorful peppers are not only a feast for the eyes but also a delightful culinary experience, sure to become a staple in your dinner rotation.

Using a Costco rotisserie chicken simplifies this recipe, cutting down on prep time while still delivering a rich, savory flavor. The convenience of pre-cooked chicken means you can focus on assembling and baking these stuffed peppers, making it an ideal choice for busy weeknights without compromising on taste or nutrition.

Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Recipe: Chicken Stuffed Peppers


  • 8 large bell peppers, halved and seeded
  • 2 cups shredded Costco rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen, or canned)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Place the halved bell peppers in a baking dish, cut side up.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken, cooked rice, black beans, corn, half of the cheese, salsa, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  4. Spoon the chicken mixture into each bell pepper half, packing it down gently.
  5. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the stuffed peppers.
  6. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, until the peppers are tender and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired, and serve hot.

Side Dishes:

  • Mexican Street Corn Salad: A tangy and spicy corn salad with lime, cilantro, and cotija cheese.
  • Guacamole and Tortilla Chips: Creamy guacamole paired with crunchy tortilla chips.
  • Mixed Green Salad: A fresh salad with a simple vinaigrette to balance the richness of the stuffed peppers.

Approximate Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 400
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Sodium: 800mg

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