Pizza Stuffed Peppers

Jeannie Potter Hurocy


There is no great story here! I saw some gorgeous green peppers in the grocery store and had the idea of filling them with yummy pizza flavors!

I like them because it is made with ground turkey. My hubby likes them because they are delicious!!! Cheesy, pizza-y goodness!

★★★★★ 2 votes
10 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


2 lb
ground turkey
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 medium
white onion, diced
3 large
garlic cloves, pressed
6 large
green peppers with tops removed and seeded/reserve pepper part of tops
reserved pepper tops/diced
1 1/2 c
shredded provel cheese
2 tsp
kosher salt
2 tsp
ground black pepper
2 Tbsp
dried oregano
1 tsp
dried thyme
2 Tbsp
dried basil
1 Tbsp
fennel seed
2 14 oz jar(s)
pizza sauce (or cans, or homemade)
1/2 Tbsp
crushed red pepper
1/2 c
large black olives/sliced (optional)

How to Make Pizza Stuffed Peppers


  • 1Brown ground turkey in olive oil.
  • 2Meanwhile, while turkey mixture is cooking, place seeded green peppers in a baking dish and cover with foil. Bake in 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes to soften peppers.
  • 3Once turkey is halfway browned, add garlic, onion, reserved pepper tops, and all spices and brown turkey the rest of the way and until onions are translucent and green pepper is softened.
  • 4Once turkey mixture is finished cooking, add pizza sauce to the mixture and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • 5Once green peppers are softened in oven and turkey mixture is finished simmering, fill peppers with alternating layers of stuffing ingredients (cheese, black olives, turkey mixture-in that order, making two layers of each ingredient), ending with turkey mixture as top layer.
  • 6Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.
  • 7During the last 2 minutes of baking time, remove foil and top stuffed pepper with more provel cheese and melt/brown cheese under broiler.
  • 8Enjoy!
  • 9Hint: add layers of any cooked pizza ingredient you like!

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About Pizza Stuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Turkey, Pizza, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American