Dinner Recipes, Man Approved!

Ground Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers (Man Approved!)

Yields: 4 servings

Ingredients:

·      1 cup long-grain brown rice

·      4 large red bell peppers, bottom trimmed, cap cut off and seeds removed

·      1 large onion, diced

·      2 cloves of garlic

·      2 TBSP coconut oil or olive oil

·      1 lb of 99% fat free Ground turkey meat

·      2 medium sized fresh tomatoes, diced

·      2-3 tsp of dried basil

·      1/2 tsp of dried oregano

·      1/4 cup reduced fat cheddar

Directions

  1. Cook brown rice according to package directions, or using a rice cooker.
  2. Preheat oven to 375F.Cut the top of each bell pepper and remove seeds and whites.
  3. Trim bottom of bell peppers so they have a little flat surface to stand up on.
  4. Place cleaned out peppers in a baking dish lined with parchment paper.
  5. Heat coconut oil in a large skillet, add the onion and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes
  6. Add the ground turkey in the same skillet and brown. Add the tomatoes, dried spices and pepper. Mix well cook for an additional 4-5 minutes to blend.
  7. Add the cooked rice and Parmesan cheese to the turkey mixture and blend together. Stuff the rice / turkey mixture into the cleaned out peppers so it’s tightly packed into the pepper shell.
  8. Bake the peppers for 30 minutes.