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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
143
Calories Per Serving

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. 

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
5%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
43mg
14%
Protein
17g
34%
Carbs
12g
4%
Vitamin A
35µg
4%
Vitamin B12
0.8µg
13.1%
Vitamin B6
0.6mg
31.2%
Vitamin C
51mg
85%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.8mg
4%
Vitamin K
16µg
20%
Calcium
143mg
14%
Fiber
3g
11%
Folate (food)
22µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
31µg
8%
Folic acid
5µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
10%
Magnesium
38mg
10%
Monounsaturated
0.8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
5mg
27%
Phosphorus
194mg
28%
Polyunsaturated
0.4g
N/A
Potassium
379mg
11%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
10.7%
Sodium
703mg
29%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
7.2%
Zinc
2mg
10%