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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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  • This recipe sounds really great can't wait to make it tonight. Well I made it and it was very good and I'll make it again. - 4/30/11

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  • very tasty - 4/14/11

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  • Delicious..... - 3/21/11

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  • Very tasty and easy to make!! - 3/7/11

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  • Excellent Dish! I substituted freshly diced tomatoes for the can though. - 2/8/11

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  • Instead of baking mine, I have them in the crock pot as we speak. So we'll see how they turned out come 6:30PM!!! - 1/5/11

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  • very tasty! - 11/30/10

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  • Yummy and even my 1 1/2 yr old liked it! - 11/2/10

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  • great - 10/31/10

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  • ok refigured it! its 158.7 cal, 10.2 carbs, 5.5 fat...this is much better! This si without adding cheese and my peppers are much bigger then normal. I did weigh them and add the correct amount - 10/27/10

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  • This was great. - 9/16/10

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  • This was my first time making stuffed peppers and they were great! I also used fresh garlic instead of powder, just added it in with the onions. My Uncle Ben's 10-minute brown rice came out perfect! Thanks for sharing! We will make this again. - 8/30/10

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  • Followed exactly, but i made a larger batch:
    5 med/large peppers (parboiled for 10 min)
    1.5 lbs turkey
    1 small onion
    1 cup water
    1 cup rice
    2 cans ro-tel ( next time MUST reduce as it was too spicy)
    1 block colby-jack cheese
    truly delish - 6/18/10

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  • So tasty! I added red pepper flakes, but other than that, followed the recipe - super yummy. Thanks for sharing! :) - 6/5/10

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  • This is much better with turkey rather that ground beef. We are sold on this on. - 5/22/10

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  • can't wait to try it!!!!!! LOVE stuffed peppers, but gave up beef about 4 years ago. - 5/13/10

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  • I made this yesterday and also used rotel and added some shredded peper jack cheese, it was excellent! - 3/25/10

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  • My husband (gave it 4.9-never gives a 5)and I (gave it a 5-I really didn't like stuffed peppers, till now*WOW!)loved this, very surprised!
    This will be a regular... - 2/27/10

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  • Quick and easy to make..... I cooked the rice prior (can refrigerate or freeze to save prep time) So omitted the water and cooked it all for 15-20, instead of the 30-40 - 2/25/10

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  • Great! Used rotel as suggested by other reviewers. Also topped with tomato sauce before putting in oven - extra calories, but worth it! - 1/28/10

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  • This was DELICIOUS! My family loved it...definately a keeper that I'll make often! - 1/22/10

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  • My husband, daughter and I LOVE this recipe. We double it because they are the pefect meal to take for lunch at work or just grab a pepper out of the fridge for a quick meal. Taste great, really balanced nutrition, perfect serving size! We make them a LOT. - 1/15/10

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  • Had a little trouble with the rice not cooking, but the meat mixture was fabulous. Will definitely try this again! - 1/14/10

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  • We've made this several times and is one of our healthy favorites, highly recommended. - 12/10/09

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  • Excellent recipe, very tasty even my husband who is not usually into eating anything good for you liked it. - 11/13/09

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  • This was Amazing! So flavorfull. I made it for dinner and my friends gobbled it up. The only difference is that I used basmati rice as that was all I had on hand. - 10/1/09

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  • I made this with red bell peppers because they were on sale. I used the wrong kind of rice; it took 45 minutes, so next time I will definitely look at the cooking time before buying the rice. The stuffed peppers were delicious and they were great for work lunches. - 8/23/09

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  • these were awsome! i made them tonight for dinner and it impressed my fiance! ty 4 posting this awsome easy recipe! - 8/12/09

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  • Great recipe! Me and my husband both loved it! - 8/8/09

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  • These are very good! - 8/8/09

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  • This is delicious! I added a little hot sauce to the mix before cooking and it gave it a little kick. I used white instant rice and had no problem with it being undercooked. I broiled the peppers for about 10 mintues before filling and baking them. Awesome! - 8/2/09

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  • One half of the pepper was more than plenty so my husband and I had 3 meals from the recipe, which was fairly inexpensive to make! The store was out of ground turkey so we used extra lean ground beef and adjusted the calories - delicious! - 7/20/09

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  • My husband and daughter loved these as much as I did, much to my surprise! I did have trouble getting the rice to cook, but will try brown rice next time. Other than that, perfect! I think we'll be making these quite frequently from now on... - 6/10/09

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  • This is a Great recipe! Next time I will broil the peppers a little first, they were too crunchy, but still delicious!! Thanks for sharing!!! - 5/27/09

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  • Awsome idea! I love it - 5/6/09

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  • Very easy. Very delicious. I made it twice now with slight variations. First time I had trouble getting rice to cook (white rice). When I used brown rice, no issue. Really nice to have such a great dish so easy to make. Will cook again many times I'm sure. - 4/15/09

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  • Bad
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe needs to specifiy what type of rice is used (instant or regular). My guess is instant as we have been cooking this for over 30 mins now and the rice still isn't cooked. - 4/8/09

    Reply from GUTTERNUTS (4/10/09)
    I've always used a regular long grain brown rice without a problem. (wow 30 minutes and rice wasn't mush?) Maybe instant will work better for you. The rice cont. cooking in the pepper, but should be 80% or more done from the simmering. I hope you try this recipe again it really is delicious.


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  • I absolutely love this recipe!!!! My husband made it for dinner tonight (Friday) and it was perfect (except for the fact that he undercooked the brown rice and it was a bit crunchy...Can't complain though. I've got a man who cooks. That's good!) I'll be making this again for sure! - 4/3/09

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  • These were delicious!!! I used 2 garlic cloves instead of garlic powder and used both green and red bell peppers. They taste great heated up in the microwave the next day, too! - 3/24/09

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  • Made this last night...very yummy1 having leftovers for lunch...thanks! - 3/20/09

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  • DH was a little bit skeptical but after he tried he said he was BEYOND IMPRESSED! I will be using this recipe many more times! - 3/18/09

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  • Very yummy!! I added lots of garlic (about 4 cloves). Also lots of basil, oregano and pepper. - 3/17/09

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  • This recipe beats the traditional stuffed pepper, and much more calorie friendly!!! - 3/10/09

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