Stuffed Peppers with Turkey and Vegetables

Stuffed Peppers with Turkey and Vegetables

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This is a great alternative to the beef and rice stuffed peppers.

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Bradenton, FL

Time needed

10 min preparation + 30 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

5 peppers

Ingredients

  • 4 green bell peppers, tops removed and seeded
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 C. sliced mushrooms
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 C. fresh spinach
  • 1 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 Tbs. tomato paste
  • Italian seasoning to taste
  • garlic powder to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste

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Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Wrap the green bell peppers in aluminum foil, and place in a baking dish. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from heat. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the turkey until evenly brown. Set aside. Heat oil in the skillet, and cook onion, mushrooms, zucchini, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, and spinach until tender. Return turkey to the skillet. Mix in the tomatoes and tomato paste, and season with Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stuff the green peppers with the skillet mixture. Return peppers to the oven, and continue cooking 15 minutes.

Reviews (1)

  • This sounds great! Can't wait to try it. Could you use frozen spinach and thaw and drain it in place of fresh spinach? Thanks for something new!!!!

    Flag as inappropriate builderswife  |  February 12, 2009

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