Turkey Stuffed Peppers - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Turkey Stuffed Peppers

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Servings:8Serving Size:1 stuffed pepperRecipe Cost:$10.23Cost per Serving:$1.28
Turkey Stuffed Peppers


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 medium bell peppers, halved, cored and seeds removed
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup brown rice, cooked
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican blend or cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick spray. Place peppers in dish.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet and cook onions until translucent. Add turkey, garlic powder, cumin and chili powder. Let cook until turkey has browned.
  4. Add black beans, salsa and rice to the skillet. Stir to combine.
  5. Spoon mixture into each pepper half. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese and bake for another 4-5 minutes.
Source: Adapted from What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl

200 calories; 7g total fat; 2g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 35mg cholesterol; 330mg sodium; 18g carbohydrate; 4g fiber; 2g sugar; 0g added sugar; 17g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 6% Daily Value of calcium; 10% Daily Value of iron; 6% Daily Value of potassium.