Ground Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

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I recently found the pre-made stuffed bell peppers at Trader Joe’s and fell in love. They were a complete meal, and very easy to throw together for dinner. What I didn’t like were the macros. They were high in fat and high in sodium. I figured I could recreate them fairly easily. I will usually make these ahead of time, refrigerate and microwave for a quick dinner on weekdays. Pair these with my favorite side, steamed asparagus, and you have a healthy, nutritious, YUMMY meal. Enjoy!

  • 5 Red Bell Peppers
  • 1C Dice White Onion
  • 2 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 16oz Lean Ground Turkey
  • 2.5C Cooked Brown Rice
  • 15oz Tomato Sauce No Salt Added
  • 1.25C 2% Milk Grated Cheese (I use Sargento 4 Cheese Mexican)

Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.

Cook rice according to directions – you need to yield 2.5 cups for this recipe. I will usually cook a large batch for the week and pull from there!

Cut tops off bell peppers and remove seeds and core. Set aside.
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In a large sauce pan heat olive oil on medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft, about 2 minutes.

Add ground turkey and cook thoroughly. Break up the pieces with a spatula as it cooks.

Once the turkey is cooked through remove from heat and let cool. Add the tomato sauce, cooked rice, Mrs. Dash seasoning and cheese. Stir.
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Line up bell peppers on a tin foil lined baking pan. Fill bell peppers evenly with turkey mixture.
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Cook for 20 minutes and ENJOY!

21 Day Fix Portions: 1 Green, 1 Red, 1 Yellow, 1/4 Purple, 1 Blue

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