Turkey and Herb Cheese Stuffed Bell Peppers

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Karen Burkett
from Reseda, CA

This recipe is a twisted version of a recipe my grandmother used to make. She used ground beef, but my family prefers turkey so I substituted the meat, and instead of using plain cream cheese like she used, I kicked my version up and simplified it by using the garlic herb cheese. My family and friends love this so much I usually make a double batch.

serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1 dash
    salt and pepper
  • 1/3 c
    oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, chopped, reserve 1/2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 pkg
    5-6 oz. pkg. garlic & herb spreadable cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    capers, drained
  • 6
    small fresh bell peppers, cleaned and halved
  • 6 oz
    italian cheese blend-shredded
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How To Make

  • 1
    1. Heat skillet and cook the turkey until no longer pink-season with salt and pepper, set aside to cool slightly
  • 2
    2. In a mini processor, combine sun-dried tomatoes, 1/2 tablespoon tomato oil, garlic & herb cheese and vinegar.
  • 3
    3. Puree to a slightly chunky spread. Put in a mixing bowl and fold in the turkey and capers.
  • 4
    4. Stuff equal amounts of turkey mixture into the bell pepper halves.
  • 5
    5. Top with Italian cheese and grill over medium heat until cheese melts

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