Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Julie Prior



Calories: 184.7 • Fat: 2.3 g • Protein: 20.8 g • Carb: 20.2 g • Fiber: 1.6 g

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20 Min
35 Min


1 lb
lean chopped turkey meat
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/4 medium
onion, chopped
1 Tbsp
cilantro or parsley, fresh & chopped
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
cumin powder
salt to taste
3 large
sweet red bell peppers, washed
1 c
chicken broth, fat-free
1/4 c
tomato sauce
1 1/2 c
rice (your choice), cooked
olive oil spray
1/4 c
reduced fat shredded cheese

How to Make Turkey Stuffed Peppers


  • 1Heat oven to 400 degrees. spray a little olive oil spray in a medium size saute pan and heat on a medium flame. Add onion, garlic, & cilantro to the pan. Saute about 2 mins & add ground turkey. Season with salt, garlic powder,& cumin. Brown meat for several mins until meat is completely cooked through. Add 1/4 cup tomato sauce & 1/2 cup of chicken broth, mix well, and simmer on low for about 5 mins. Combine cooked rice & meat together.
  • 2Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, & remove all seeds. Place in a baking dish. Spoon the meat mixture into each pepper half & fill it with as much as you can. Place all stuffed pepper halves on the baking dish & pour the remainder of the chicken broth on the bottom of the pan. Cover tight with aluminum foil. Bake for about 35 mins. Top with shredded cheddar cheese and enjoy.

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About Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat