Stuffed Peppers

Number of Servings: 4 (397g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
Stuffed Peppers

A simple modification on a classic recipe, these stuffed peppers are a delicious and nutritious entrée that everyone will love. Have extra garden produce you want to use before it goes bad? Try layering the stuffing over halved zucchini or even adding extra veggies like carrots or summer squash to the filling.

Ingredients

  • 4 bell peppers
  • 1½ tsp. canola oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 lb. 92% lean ground turkey
  • 1½ cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 (8 oz.) can low-sodium tomato sauce, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Cut out stem ends of bell peppers and discard. Scoop out seeds. Bring 8 cups water to a boil in a large pot and blanch the peppers (1 minute). Drain and cool under cold running water. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and stir until softened (3 minutes). Add turkey and brown (4-5 minutes). Drain and discard the fat.
  4. Transfer the turkey mixture to a medium bowl and mix in rice, ½ cup tomato sauce, parsley, salt, and pepper. Stuff the peppers with the mixture and place them in a 2-quart casserole dish. Spoon the remaining ½ cup tomato sauce over the peppers. Cover and bake until the peppers are tender and the filling is heated through (30-35 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 397g

Amount per serving
Calories 350
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.5g 17%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 78mg 27%
Sodium 425mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 14%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 20g
Protein 27g
Vitamin D 0.5mcg 0%
Calcium 58.6mg 4%
Iron 2.6mg 15%
Potassium 595mg 15%
Vitamin A 116.5mcg 15%
Vitamin C 102.8mg 110%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 25.9mcg 20%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 15.1mg 90%
Vitamin B6 1mg 60%
Folate 33.4mcg 8%
Vitamin B12 1.1mcg 45%
Biotin 1.6mcg 6%
Chloride 203.7mg 8%
Pantothenate 1.6mg 40%
Phosphorus 338.5mg 25%
Iodine 1.7mcg 2%
Magnesium 71.2mg 15%
Zinc 3.4mg 25%
Selenium 29.5mcg 50%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 1mg 45%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 7.3mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Green Bell Pepper, Ground Turkey, Cooked Brown Rice (water, Brown Rice), Low Sodium Tomato Sauce (whole Tomatoes, Onions, Olive Oil, Basil, Salt, Garlic, Spices), Onion, Canola Oil, Parsley, Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper.

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