Southwestern Turkey Stuffed Peppers

By Bari Life

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Southwestern Turkey Stuffed Peppers 7

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins

 2 Medium bell peppers
 ½ tbsp Olive oil
 ½ lb Lean ground turkey
 1 tsp Chili powder
 1 tsp Ground cumin
 ¼ cup Green onions, sliced
 ¼ cup No sugar added diced tomatoes
 ¼ cup Low sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
 ¼ cup Quinoa, cooked
 ¼ cup Reduced fat shredded cheddar

1

Preheat oven to 400F.

2

Slice bell peppers in half lengthwise. Remove and discard seeds. Rub each pepper inside and out with olive oil then place cut side up on a baking sheet. Transfer to the oven and bake 8 minutes, until just tender.

Stuffed bell peppers 1

3

In a large skillet, heat 2 Tbsp water over medium heat. Add ground turkey, chili powder and cumin. Cook 5-7 minutes, stirring to break up, until cooked through. Add 1-2 Tbsp water at a time as needed to keep from sticking.

Stuffed bell peppers 2

4

Add green onions, tomatoes, black beans, and cooked quinoa. Toss to combine. Remove from heat.

Stuffed bell peppers 3

5

Remove peppers from the oven. Fill each pepper with turkey mixture then top with shredded cheese. Return to the oven for 10 minutes, until cheese is bubbling.

Stuffed bell peppers 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 Bell pepper

Servings 8


Amount Per Serving
Calories 82.2
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.4g4%
Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 21.9mg8%
Sodium 40.6mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 4.6g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g6%
Sugars 1.1g
Protein 11g22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 2 Medium bell peppers
 ½ tbsp Olive oil
 ½ lb Lean ground turkey
 1 tsp Chili powder
 1 tsp Ground cumin
 ¼ cup Green onions, sliced
 ¼ cup No sugar added diced tomatoes
 ¼ cup Low sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
 ¼ cup Quinoa, cooked
 ¼ cup Reduced fat shredded cheddar

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 400F.

2

Slice bell peppers in half lengthwise. Remove and discard seeds. Rub each pepper inside and out with olive oil then place cut side up on a baking sheet. Transfer to the oven and bake 8 minutes, until just tender.

Stuffed bell peppers 1

3

In a large skillet, heat 2 Tbsp water over medium heat. Add ground turkey, chili powder and cumin. Cook 5-7 minutes, stirring to break up, until cooked through. Add 1-2 Tbsp water at a time as needed to keep from sticking.

Stuffed bell peppers 2

4

Add green onions, tomatoes, black beans, and cooked quinoa. Toss to combine. Remove from heat.

Stuffed bell peppers 3

5

Remove peppers from the oven. Fill each pepper with turkey mixture then top with shredded cheese. Return to the oven for 10 minutes, until cheese is bubbling.

Stuffed bell peppers 4

Southwestern Turkey Stuffed Peppers

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