Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Yummy turkey stuffed peppers filled with ground turkey and brown rice, seasoned with cumin and spices and topped with cheese! This is a favorite.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 LB 93% Ground Turkey
  • 1 garlic Minced
  • 1/4 Onion Minced
  • 1 TBSP Parsley or Cilantro chopped
  • 1 TSP Cumin powder
  • 1 TSP salt
  • 3 Large Sweet red bell peppers
  • 1 Cup Fat Free Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 Cup Tomato Sauce
  • 1.5 Cups Cooked Brown Rice
  • 6 TBSP Part Skim Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to 400 degrees
  • Lightly spray olive oil spray in medium nonstick skillet and heat on medium heat
  • Add onion, garlic, and cilantro and sauté about 2 minutes, add ground turkey, salt, cumin and cook meat for 4-5 minutes or until meat is completely cooked through
  • Add 1/4 cup of tomato sauce and 1/2 cup of chicken broth. Mix well and simmer on low for about 5 minutes.
  • Combine cooked rice and meat together
  • Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds. Spoon 2/3 cup meat mixture into each pepper half and place in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Top each with 1 TBSP of cheese.
  • Pour the remainder of the chicken broth on the bottom of the pan. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes

Notes

6 Servings, Serving Size:1/2 pepper    Calories: 221    Fat:3g    Carbs:19g    Protein 18g