Savory Stuffed Bell Peppers | Ground Turkey
Savor the deliciousness of our savory stuffed bell peppers with seasoned ground turkey, a dish that brings warmth and comfort to every bite. This recipe offers a perfect balance of flavors and textures, making it a family favorite.
- 4 large bell peppers, any color
- 1 lb ground turkey
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley for garnish
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
- In a skillet, cook the ground turkey over medium heat until browned. Drain any excess fat.
- Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the skillet. Sauté until the onion is translucent.
- Stir in the cooked quinoa, diced tomatoes, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
- Place the bell peppers in a baking dish and fill them with the turkey-quinoa mixture.
- Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese on top of each stuffed pepper.
- Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.
- Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes, allowing the cheese to melt and turn golden.
- Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Savory stuffed bell peppers filled with seasoned ground turkey, quinoa, and a blend of aromatic spices, topped with melted mozzarella.
Nutrition information: Calories: 280 | Total Fat: 10g | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 24g
Delight in the comforting goodness of these savory stuffed bell peppers. Each bite offers a delightful combination of flavors, from the juicy and tender ground turkey to the wholesome nuttiness of quinoa, all harmonizing with the rich taste of melted mozzarella. The peppers themselves become beautifully tender as they bake, creating a satisfying texture that complements the filling perfectly.
Whether you’re cooking for your family or hosting a gathering, these stuffed bell peppers are sure to be a hit. They not only make for a wholesome and hearty dish but also add a burst of vibrant colors to your table. Serve them as a standalone delight or pair with a fresh side salad for a complete and balanced meal that’s as visually appealing as it is delicious.
So why wait? Try out our Savory Stuffed Bell Peppers with Ground Turkey recipe and embark on a culinary journey that celebrates taste, health, and the joy of good food shared with loved ones.