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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 177.8
  • Total Fat: 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 58.3 mg
  • Sodium: 122.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 17.5 g

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ANDYS TURKEY STUFFED PEPPERS

Submitted by: GUTTERNUTS
ANDYS TURKEY STUFFED PEPPERS

Introduction

a simple mix of two different recipes that made such a delicious stuffed pepper, i had to share it. a simple mix of two different recipes that made such a delicious stuffed pepper, i had to share it.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    3 Green bell peppers, halved lengthwise, seeded.
    1 14.5oz can diced tomatoes (italian seasoned)
    1 lb ground turkey 93% lean
    1/3 to 1/2 cup brown rice (uncooked)
    1/3 to 1/2 cup chopped onion
    1.5 tsp worcestershire (lee & perrins)
    1/2 cup shredded colbyjack cheese, div into two 1/4 cups
    1/2 cup water
    1 tsp italian seasonings
    1 tsp garlic powder
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

makes 5 or 6 - 1/2 shell stuffed peppers. (depending on size of peppers)

preheat oven to 375

for al-dente pepperspreferred), par boil 3 minutes and drain / for el-crunchy skip that step.

In skillet cook onion and turkey until turkey is browned and onion is clear. drain any excess fat

add water, whole can tomatoes (juice too), rice, worcestershire, seasonings. bring to a boil,reduce to simmer and cover 15-20 minutes.

after 15-20 min (rice is cooked), remove cover, and allow any additional liquids to reduce on low heat, stirring occasionaly until all gone. (this really intesifies flavors)

remove from heat, mix in 1/4 cup of cheese

stuff peppers, place in a baking dish, cover with remaining cheese. bake 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and just browned.

serve immediately.

** i tend to spice mine up a bit, with either cajon seasoning, or red pepper/cayenne

I hope you enjoy this as much as my wife and i do.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GUTTERNUTS.






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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I USED ROTEL INSTEAD OF THE DICED TOMATOES IT ALSO HAS A KICK TO IT
    - 3/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Awesome dish. It took me longer than normal time listed to make stffing ( like 45 mins), because I got a longer cooking rice which took longer to cook. I also added cayenne pepper to spice it up, and since my peppers were huge I only came out with 4 servings. Certainly will make again. - 3/21/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Both my husband and myself really enjoyed this recipe. I did have an issue with the rice though. It took me 40 minutes to cook and it was still a little crunchy after adding close to a cup more water. I don't know if I misunderstood the directions... But still very yummy! Will make again! - 8/17/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    So yummy. I substituted the diced tomatoes with spicy salsa...yum! Both my husband and myself enjoyed this dish. - 10/18/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe!... Delicious! Thank you for sharing it... Even my picky eater family members loved it. It is a winner... I will make it often.... We love stuffed peppers. Didn't know how to make them healthy. So wasn't getting to eat them as often as we liked.Thank you for sharing this recipe. - 7/12/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved this recipe...I did add a little pork sausage and changed to a can of rotel. Also added a can of chopped green chilis so nutritional info is different. Awesome. - 6/13/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Best stuffed peppers we have ever had! Perfectly seasoned and just spicy enough! My DH ate the leftovers for lunch and said that it was his favorite thing ever, besides me. Lol! Will definitely make this regularly! Thanks for the recipe! - 3/8/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe tried them with ground turkey and had to substitute an ingredient or 2 but overall still delicious. Will try ground beef next time I'm not used to the taste of ground turkey. Had enough left over to put in the freezer hard to cook just for one. Thanks for sharing. - 9/13/09

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  • Instead of rice, I used quinoa. Fat free feta instead of regular cheese. Great recipe - 11/24/13

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  • Very good. Since I am a mushroom fanatic I added mushrooms and omitted the diced tomatoes. I have a marinara sauce I make and freeze, so I used that instead. Also, instead of turkey I used Isernios Chicken Italian sausage (spicy) and did add cayenne. - 10/23/13

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  • Easy to make and quite tasty.....I also added cayenne pepper....If you use raw pepper, you can stuff them and put them in baking dish with a bit of water and cover. Bake for 10-15 minutes, then top with the cheese and stick back in the oven for a few minutes. Your peppers will be "al dente". - 7/28/13

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  • Great recipe! It was just a little bit bland, so next time I'll use some red pepper and cayenne like you suggested, and some salt and pepper. I cooked the rice for about 10 min on its own before adding it to the mixture so that it wouldn't turn out too crunchy, and it worked great. - 3/24/13

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  • Thanks I'm going to make this for dinner tonight. sounds very good. - 2/3/13

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  • My family loved these....will definately make again! - 1/13/13

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  • Thoroughly enjoyed this for dinner tonight. Thanks for the share. - 9/5/12

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  • Loved it! Am making this for dinner tonight again! Did add red pepper flakes and a little chili powder....only because I like it spicy..... - 8/19/12

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  • This sounds DEEEE-LISH! - 7/22/12

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  • Delicious! We just finished enjoying dish. W only had two peppers so we had serving size of 4 and recalculated calories accordingly. - 4/14/12

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  • This was fantastic! I made the 6 servings and he ate 4, and he's a picky eater. Did not put the cheese on it, only to cut down on calories. Will definately make this many more times - 3/15/12

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  • Awesome! - 3/4/12

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  • Will make again, really enjoyed this dish. - 1/21/12

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  • DEE-Licious! I didn't read the directions thoroughly and cooked the brown rice for about 10 min. before I caught my mistake. Maybe that helped, because it didn't take the rice so long to cook! I used ground marjoram and fresh oregano for my Italian seasonings, curious as to what others use ... - 1/3/12

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  • I though it was good but the family wasn't swayed. My girls n hubby r open 2 anything usually....but this not so much. - 1/3/12

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  • Delicious! - 9/11/11

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  • Added some tomato paste, fresh garlic and a smack more Worchestershire...just like Mom's only healthier. Thanks for sharing. - 8/30/11

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