Turkey & Quinoa Stuffed Peppers


Turkey & Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Hearty and healthy dinner recipe!
Course Dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 3 servings


  • 1 pound 93% fat free ground turkey
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 yellow onion minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped finely
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 3 bell peppers
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1.5 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Heat oven to 400°
  • Spray a little olive oil spray sauté pan on medium heat
  • Sauté onion, garlic and cilantro for about 2 minutes then add ground turkey. Add in salt, garlic powder, and cumin
  • Brown meat for several minutes until meat is completely cooked through
  • Add in 1/4 cup of tomato paste and 1/2 cup of chicken broth, simmer on low for
    about 5 minutes.
  • Combine cooked quinoa and meat together.
  • Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds.
  • Place in a baking dish.
  • Spoon the meat mixture into each pepper half and fill it with as much as you can.
  • Pour additional chicken broth in the bottom of the baking sheet and cover.
  • Cook for 35 minutes.


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