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Healthy Living Recipe Stuffed Peppers

6 servings; total prep and bake time is 1 hour

INGREDIENTS:

~1 pound ground turkey breast, (approximately 2 cups once cooked)
6 green bell peppers, whole
1 cup mushrooms, chopped
1 cup zucchini, grated
1 cup onion, finely chopped
1 cup red or orange or yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
½ - 1 cup broccoli stems, grated
1 cup kidney beans, canned or previously soaked and cooked
2-3 TBSP garlic, minced
14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes, drained
3 TBSP Italian seasoning
1 TBSP dried thyme, optional
1 TBSP dried oregano, optional
1 TBSP dried sage, optional
1 tsp ground pepper
Salt to taste

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350oF.
  2. Remove stem ends of bell peppers and scoop out seeds. Wrap bell peppers in aluminum foil and bake for 12 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. In non-stick skillet, cook ground turkey on medium-high heat until evenly browned. Drain fat and rinse meat.
  4. In large bowl, stir together cooked turkey, mushrooms, zucchini, onion, chopped pepper, broccoli, beans, garlic, tomato, Italian seasoning, thyme, oregano, sage, and ground pepper.
  5. Fill each pepper to top with mixture. Bake another 15 minutes. Enjoy!

 

NUTRIENTS:

1 serving = 1 stuffed pepper
1.5 oz meat; 1/6 serving bean, 4 servings veggies, 1/3 serving fruit