Sue's Stuffed Peppers

susan simons


Yesterday I knew I wanted to make stuffed peppers and have made them many different ways in the past, I was going to try a new recipe but didn't have all the ingredients...Sooo, I winged it and combined that recipe and my recipe for spanish rice, with a few modifications, and this is what I came up with. Hubby loved it and said it was a keeper, it's not too bad if I do say so my self; the filling has just a little zing to it.


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 1 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1/8 c
    dried minced onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 can(s)
    (14.5oz.) fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 3/4 c
    uncooked long grain rice
  • ·
    several dashes bottled hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 1 c
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded pepper jack cheese, (or montery jack for a little less spice)

How to Make Sue's Stuffed Peppers


  1. In a large skillet brown ground turkey, minced onion, and garlic. Add chili powder; cook 1 minutes longer. Stir in undrained tomatoes, rice, hot pepper sauce, 1 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until the rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.

    NOTE:You can stop here sprinkle with some shredded cheese and you have a pretty Good spanish rice.
  2. Prepare green bell peppers by cutting off top of pepper and cleaning out inside of pepper. Then layer spanish rice mixture into cleaned pepper shells, and alternate with layers of cheese and top is given a small sprinkle of cheese.
  3. Place the stuffed peppers in a roasting pan and put 1/8 cup water and a sprinkle od olive oil in bottom of the pan. Cover loosley with aluminum foil.(It will help keep peppers moist.)
  4. Bake at 300 degrees for 45 minutes, or until cheese begins to brown on top. Allow dish to cool and either serve warm or freeze for later.

Printable Recipe Card

About Sue's Stuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Turkey, Other Main Dishes

Show 12 Comments & Reviews

Ground Turkey Recipes You Need To Add To Your Recipe Box

Ground Turkey Recipes You Need To Add To Your Recipe Box

Kitchen Crew

Leaner than ground beef and filled with protein, ground turkey is a great meat to keep in your fridge. I substitute ground turkey for beef in lots of recipes when...

Easy Back-to-school Dinners Recipe

Easy Back-to-School Dinners

Kitchen Crew

Until you get in the groove, back-to-school time is chaotic. I remember those days of parent-teacher conferences, sports practice, loads of homework, etc. On those nights, getting a meal on...

8 Delicious Ground Turkey Recipes

8 Delicious Ground Turkey Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Ground turkey is a great way to make your favorite meals a bit healthier. These recipes are so tasty, you won't even miss the original!