BTFit Recipe: Stuffed Peppers
What we love about this recipe…
These peppers are stuffed with nutrients…lean protein, whole grains and lots of veggies! Feel free to get creative when you make your stuffed peppers…try adding black beans, chicken breast and even salsa to mix it up a bit.
2 Red Peppers, halved vertically
½ lb Lean Ground Turkey Meat (93/7%)
¼ Sweet Onion, chopped
2-4 Garlic Cloves, chopped
2 cups Spinach, chopped
½ tsp Mrs. Dash Garlic & Herb
1 tbsp Grated Parmesan Cheese
¾ cup *Quinoa, cooked
1/4 cup Reduced Fat Italian Blend Shredded Cheese
*Quinoa can be found in most grocery stores. If you can’t find it or are not a fan of quinoa you can substitute brown rice.
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Cut peppers in half vertically, remove seeds, rinse and dry with a paper towel.
Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat.
Add onion to skillet and cook for 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook for another minute.
Add ground turkey meat to skillet and cook until meat is no longer pink.
Remove from skillet and place contents in a large bowl.
Add all remaining ingredients except the shredded cheese.
Stuff peppers with meat mixture and top each pepper half with 1 tbsp shredded cheese.
Bake for 30-40 minutes (until peppers are tender).
Nutrition: 1 Whole Pepper
334 Calories / 7g Fat / 264mg Sodium / 30g Carbohydrates / 6g Fiber / 8g Sugar / 38g Protein
*Nutrition Facts do not include Garlic Bread as pictured above.