Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers
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Ground turkey stuffed peppers are a a blissful, nearly guilt-free weekday meal. The key to making successful ground turkey stuffed peppers is to boil the peppers before you bake, so they are nice and soft and ready to absorb all of the delicious seasonings in the ground meat!

4
Servings
245
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 green bell peppers, de-seeded and sliced in half
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 pound ground turkey meat
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup cooked rice

Directions

Heat over to 350 degrees F. 

Bring the pot of water to a boil, and place the cleaned and halved green peppers inside the pot and allow to cook until slightly soft, about three minutes.

Using tongs, transfer hot pepper halves into a grease baking dish and allow to cool.

In a seperate bowl, combine meat, rice, onion, seasonings and cheese together, mixing thoroughly.

Divide the meat into four balls and gently pack them into the the pepper halves. Spoon tomato sauce onto each stuffed pepper and top with any extra grated cheese. Cover baking dish in foil and bake for 45 minutes. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
43mg
14%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
20g
43%
Vitamin A, RAE
144µg
21%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
25µg
28%
Calcium, Ca
175mg
18%
Choline, total
47mg
11%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
72µg
18%
Iron, Fe
8mg
44%
Magnesium, Mg
67mg
21%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
11mg
79%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
269mg
38%
Selenium, Se
25µg
45%
Sodium, Na
278mg
19%
Water
141g
5%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Ground Turkey Shopping Tip

Ground turkey is flavorful and has 65-75 percent less fat than ground beef.

Ground Turkey Cooking Tip

Because ground turkey has a low fat content, it can dry out easily; counter this by supplementing juicy ingredients with your ground turkey dish.