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Savory Stuffed Peppers

Steve September 17, 2015

Summer is soon coming to an end and as the weather is changing, you’re primed to enjoy all the harvest your garden and local farm-stand has provided this season.  Those peppers you’ve picked or selected from the fresh market will make a fantastic quick dinnertime meal when stuffed with this nutritious goodness.

Fitastic Stuffed Peppers FeatureIngredients:

  • 4 Large Bell Peppers (Beheaded, Gutted Out, and Cleaned)
  • 2 TBSP EV Olive Oil
  • 1 Pound Lean Ground Turkey
  • 1/2 Cup Onion (Chopped)
  • 3 Cups Mixed Wild/Brown Rice (Cooked)
  • 1 14oz. can Diced Tomato (Italian Style)
  • 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese (Reduced Fat)
  • 1 TBSP Oregano
  • 1 tsp Garlic Power
  • 1/4 tsp Red Pepper Flakes (Optional)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat Oven to 375°
  2. Saute onion in olive oil in a medium sauce pan.
  3. Add Ground Turkey and cook thoroughly for approximately 10 minutes; drain any fat (if any depending on the lean-ness of your turkey) in the pan.
  4. Add all other ingredients: Diced Tomato, Shredded Cheese, Rice, Oregano, Garlic Powder, Red Pepper Flakes, Salt & Pepper into the pan; Mix thoroughly.
  5. Place the empty peppers upright into a deep baking pan.  Scoop the mixture evenly into the 4 peppers.
  6. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 25 minutes at 375°
  7. Remove from the oven after 25 minutes and allow to cool long enough to ENJOY!

Flavor is in your favor with this simple and crowd pleasing recipe.


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