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Healthy Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Green peppers stuffed with a mixture of flavored ground turkey and vegetables and cooked to perfection for a delicious, low-carb, healthy meal.
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 4 green peppers cleaned with seeds and tops removed
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup onion finely diced
  • 1/4 cup finely diced green onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced green peppers
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1/2 can 14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes, drained and juices reserved
  • 1/4 cup tomato juice from the above can of tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 1 ⁄2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack Cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large skillet, add the olive oil and brown the ground turkey.
  3. Once the turkey is 75% cooked through, add in the onion and diced green pepper and saute until the meat is no longer pink.
  4. Add the garlic and green onion and saute for one additional minute.
  5. In the pan, add the diced tomatoes, parsley, Italian seasoning, and Kosher salt and stir.
  6. Continue to cook another five minutes.
  7. In the bottom of each pepper, add in a little Monterey Jack cheese.
  8. Then stuff turkey mixture inside hollow green peppers.
  9. Pour reserved tomato liquid in an 8 x 8 baking dish and place peppers inside dish.
  10. Mound each pepper with the remaining cheese.
  11. Cook in a preheated oven for 20 minutes or until cheese is golden brown.
  12. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Recipe provided by Make Your Meals