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Orange peppers are screaming for Halloween. Why not try this Halloween Taco Stuffed Peppers recipe? They are just as easy to make as tacos, taste just as good (if not better) and are super cute for your Halloween dinner or Halloween party. They are gluten free and you can even make them dairy free too. Get the recipe...

Halloween Taco Stuffed Peppers

Gluten Free with Dairy Free Option

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author Holly Bertone | Pink Fortitude


  • 6-8 Orange Peppers
  • 1 Package or Pound Ground Bison or Beef
  • 1 Box Rice (Plain, Spanish, or Cilantro)
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Mexican Style Cheese Vegan or Regular
  • 1 Package Taco Sauce
  • 2 tsp Taco Seasoning
  • 8 oz Salsa Optional


  1. Preheat oven 300 degrees

  2. Make rice (usually around 20-25 minutes) for one box.

  3. Meanwhile, ground meat in skillet and cook until no longer pink. Add taco sauce and seasoning once cooked. Mix together and turn off heat.

  4. Cut the top off the peppers and scoop out the seeds.

  5. With a paring knife, cut out a jack o' lantern face

  6. Add rice (and optional salsa) to the meat. Mix together.

  7. Place peppers in a casserole dish so they are snuggled in and not able to fall over.

  8. Add meat-rice mix to the peppers.

  9. Bake at 300 degrees for 15 minutes.

  10. Top with your favorite shredded cheese.

  11. Bake 15 more minutes. Enjoy!