10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6
Number of Servings

Stuffed Bell Peppers

These stuffed bell peppers are a perfect weeknight recipe you can have ready in under an hour! Sneak in extra veggies by adding thawed frozen spinach or chopped broccoli. 

Nutrition Facts

What you will need:

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey 
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 6 large bell peppers 
  • 1 1/2 Cup brown rice, cooked 
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste 
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano 
  • 1 Tbsp. paprika
  • 1 cup mozzarella 
  • 1 Tbsp. parsley or cilantro, chopped 

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. 
  2. Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds. Place peppers cut side up into a baking dish or a rimmed tray.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Sauté onion until soft, add in garlic and cook for another minute. 

  4. Add ground turkey into pan for about 6 minutes or until no longer pink. Stir in cooked brown rice, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, and paprika.Cook for about 4-5 minutes. 

  5. Stuff each pepper with mixture and bake in oven for 12 minutes. Remove from oven and top each pepper evenly with cheese and bake for 5 more minutes.  

  6. Top with parsley or cilantro and enjoy!