Recipes

Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Jun 28, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1 lb 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 onion, minced
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 large sweet red bell peppers, washed
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked brown rice
  • Olive oil spray

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Lightly spray olive oil spray in a medium nonstick skillet and heat on a medium heat.
  3. Add onion, garlic and cilantro and sauté about 2 minutes, add ground turkey, salt, garlic powder, cumin and cook meat for 4 to 5 minutes until meat is completely cooked through.
  4. Add 1/4 cup of tomato sauce and 1/2 cup of chicken broth, mix well and simmer on low for about 5 minutes. Combine cooked rice and meat together.
  5. Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds. Spoon 2/3 cup meat mixture into each pepper half and place in a 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Top each with 1 tbsp cheese.
  6. Pour the remainder of the chicken broth on the bottom of the pan. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for about 45 minutes.
  7. Carefully remove the foil and serve right away

Yield: 6 Servings

Ingredient

Kcal

Prot g

CHO g

Fat g

Na mg

K mg

PO4 mg

93% Lean Turkey

938

117

0

51.91

413

1120

952

Garlic

4

0.19

1

0.19

0.1

12

5

Onion

16

0.44

3.74

0.04

2

58

12

Cilantro

1

0.05

0.73

0

3

6

1

Garlic Powder

10

0.51

2.25

0.02

2

37

13

Cumin Powder

8

0.37

0.93

0.47

4

38

10

Salt

0

0

0

0

2360

0

0

Large Sweet Bell Pepper

54

3.54

4.74

0.0

9

483

71.4

Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth

17

3.26

0.91

0

554

204

43

Tomato Sauce

15

0.73

3.25

0.18

7

182

17

Cooked Brown Rice

328

6.79

68.77

2.43

3

231

225

Total

1391

132.88

86.32

55.24

3357

2371

1349.4

Per Serving ½ stuffed bell pepper: 231 kcals, 22.14 gm protein 14.38 gm CHO, , 9.2 gm fat, 559.5 mg Na, 395.16 g K+, 224.9 mg PO4.

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