Stuffed Bell Peppers | Savory Goodness



Stuffed Bell Peppers | Savory Goodness

Picture yourself at a rustic Italian countryside villa, the sun dipping below the horizon as a warm breeze carries the aroma of a delectable feast. Our Stuffed Bell Peppers are a culinary journey to that picturesque scene. Bursting with savory goodness, this recipe combines the richness of Mediterranean flavors with a comforting, homestyle charm.

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers, any color
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped Kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
  3. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  4. Add ground turkey to the skillet and cook until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  5. Stir in diced tomatoes, cooked quinoa, chopped olives, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Cook for an additional 3-5 minutes.
  6. Stuff the bell peppers with the turkey-quinoa mixture and place them in a baking dish.
  7. Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese on top of each stuffed pepper.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the peppers are tender.
  9. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Savor the Mediterranean flavors with these delicious Stuffed Bell Peppers. A perfect blend of ground turkey, quinoa, and tangy Kalamata olives, all encased in a tender bell pepper shell.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 320 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 24g

Picture yourself indulging in these delightful stuffed peppers, each bite carrying the essence of a sun-soaked journey through flavors. As you cut into the tender bell pepper, the aroma of seasoned ground turkey and quinoa fills the air. The pairing of savory turkey, the nuttiness of quinoa, and the briny pop of Kalamata olives creates a melody of tastes that dance on your palate.

These Stuffed Bell Peppers offer more than just a meal; they provide a moment of culinary escape, a chance to experience the richness of the Mediterranean right at your dinner table. Whether you’re a cooking enthusiast or a busy parent looking for a wholesome dinner, this recipe brings both joy and nourishment to your plate.

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