Stuffed Peppers are incredibly versatile, easy to prepare, and packed with nutrients. Peppers are the star of the show in this naturally low-carbohydrate dinner that serves the whole family. The recipe can also be made with your favorite vegetables and preferred source of protein. Stuffed Peppers will become a staple in your household, guaranteed!
Health Benefit: This meal features peppers as the main ingredient which are filled with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. This dish is packed with other nutrient-dense vegetables like peas and tomatoes. Tomato sauce contains lycopene, a powerful antioxidant while peas are high in fiber which supports bowel health. Turkey is a lean source of complete protein and brown rice provides energy.
- Large pot
- Large bowl
- 4 bell peppers, tops cut off and seeds scooped
- 1 lb ground turkey, browned
- 1 cup cooked brown rice
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 1 can tomato sauce
Feel free to substitute any other vegetables of your liking! Easy hack: Place peppers in a large muffin tin to help them stand up!
Step by Step Instructions
Preheat oven to 350F
In a large pot, place peppers; Cover with water (just enough water to cover the peppers); Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes; Drain
In a large bowl, combine browned turkey, rice, peas, and tomato sauce
Stuff each pepper with mixture; Cover with foil and bake for 10 minutes; Uncover and bake another 20 minutes