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Turkey & Rice Fiesta Stuff Bell Peppers

By December 26, 2019Dinner, Lunch, Recipes
Turkey & Rice Fiesta Peppers
Serves 6
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  1. 1 lb. lean ground turkey
  2. 1, 15 ounce black beans, rinsed and drained
  3. 2 cups COOKED brown rice, or quinoa
  4. 1, 4.5 ounce can/jar diced green chilies
  5. 1, 15 ounce jar diced tomatoes with juice, OR 2 large fresh tomatoes, diced
  6. 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  7. 1 small yellow onion, diced
  8. 2 Tbsps chopped fresh cilantro leaves, & more for garnish
  9. 1 tsp cumin
  10. sea salt to taste, about 1/4 tsp
  11. 1 cup frozen organic corn
  12. 6 large green bell peppers, tops cut off, then seeded
  13. 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth, or stock
  14. 1/3 cup Colby / Jack cheese if desired
  15. chopped green onions, or cilantro leaves as garnish
  16. Greek yogurt for serving if desired
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees f.
  2. In a large skillet brown your turkey and season with sea salt.
  3. Once turkey is browned, add in diced onion, garlic, black beans, cilantro, chilies, diced tomatoes, and cumin.
  4. Stir well, cover, and simmer on low for about 15 minutes.
  5. Remove lid, add corn and cooked brown rice, simmer an additional 5 minutes or until all the liquid reduces.
  6. Cut peppers in half lengthwise, removing seeds and stem.
  7. Place peppers cut side up in an oven-safe dish as shown. Fill each pepper equally with turkey mixture. Pour about 1/2 cup chicken broth on the very bottom of the dish.
  8. Cover dish tightly with foil. Bake about 55 minutes, or until your peppers soften.
  9. Remove foil, top each with 1 Tablespoon of cheese and bake uncovered an additional 5 minutes.
  10. Top with green onions and cilantro leaves, then serve immediately with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt (optional).
  11. Refrigerate for up to 4 days, OR freeze a batch up to 6 weeks. (They freeze great!) Enjoy
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One Comment

  • Tynica Robert McMillan says:

    This dish is one of my favs and chosen as my lunch on this weeks 2020 7day meal prep challenge

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