If you are looking for a healthy dinner idea, these cheesy ground turkey stuffed peppers are worth a try.
You will love that this simple stuffed peppers recipe is ready in just 30 minutes!
Tonight stuffed peppers are on the menu!!
I am trying to find new and healthy ways to use ground turkey. My family is tired of turkey burgers. I am hoping they will like this healthy turkey stuffed peppers recipe.
Yup, I have made one too many turkey burgers lately and my family is ready to boycott them. Luckily, I have these beautiful organic bell peppers I need to use up. Stuffed peppers are quick and easy to make.
How to make stuffed bell peppers with ground turkey:
The star of this recipe is sun-dried tomatoes from Trader Joe’s. I love that these are packed in olive oil so they stay nice and soft.
Add ground turkey, egg, gluten free panko, scallions, cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes to a large bowl.
Can you make this stuffed peppers recipe with other meats?
You can use any ground meat you like in this stuffed pepper recipe. You can use ground beef, ground bison, ground pork, or ground chicken meat.
This stuffing is ready to go into the peppers.
Do you have to brown meat before stuffing the peppers?
For this recipe, you do not have to brown the meat before stuffing the peppers. In fact, the flavors all blend together much better if you cook the meat inside the bell peppers.
Do you have to blanch the peppers before baking?
I am all for easy. Blanching involved dropping the peppers into boiling water and that is an extra step that is not needed for this recipe.
What can I serve with stuffed peppers?
Most side dishes would work well with stuffed peppers. Here are a few of my favorites:
These cream cheese mashed potatoes make a delicious side dish! You will love this cheesy funeral potatoes recipe...it has a nice kick of spice! Brussels sprouts never tasted so good! Bacon makes this hard to resist. This bacon ricotta scalloped potato recipe makes a kid-friendly side that is easy to make.
Crazy Good Mashed Potatoes with Cream Cheese
Healthier Funeral Potatoes with Fire-Roasted Hatch Chiles
Grandma's Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Bacon Ricotta Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes
These cream cheese mashed potatoes make a delicious side dish!
You will love this cheesy funeral potatoes recipe...it has a nice kick of spice!
Brussels sprouts never tasted so good! Bacon makes this hard to resist.
This bacon ricotta scalloped potato recipe makes a kid-friendly side that is easy to make.
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Things You Need To Make This Recipe:
- 1 pound ground organic turkey, breast meat is leanest
- 4 bell peppers, top and seeds removed
- 2 tablespoons sun dried tomatoes in olive oil
- 1/4 cup Mexican blend or cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup gluten free panko
- 1/3 cup chopped scallions
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
- In a large bowl, mix all ingredients (except peppers.)
- Wash peppers, remove the tops, and remove the seeds.
- Scoop stuffing into each pepper then top with more cheese.
- Put in a baking dish and bake for 30-40 minutes until done.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 386 Total Fat: 17g Saturated Fat: 7g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 8g Cholesterol: 121mg Sodium: 632mg Carbohydrates: 15g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 5g Protein: 44g
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