Stuffed Green Peppers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 168.0
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 22.5 mg
  • Sodium: 52.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 16.1 g

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Stuffed green peppers with leeks and cherry tomatoes Stuffed green peppers with leeks and cherry tomatoes
Number of Servings: 8


    ground turkey
    chili powder
    crushed red pepper
    cherry tomatoes
    green bell peppers


Blanche 4 green bell peppers in boiling water for 5 min. and set aside. In 1 T. olive oil, add leeks (sliced and washed) and minced garlic. Add chili powder and crushed red pepper (according to taste). Add handful chopped parsley and basil. Then add cherry tomatoes and put tight lid on pan. Do not remove lid until tomatoes pop open, approximately 6-8 minutes. When done, mix in browned ground turkey and cooked quinoa. Spoon mixture into bell peppers. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. One bell pepper is approximate 320 calories. If divided in half, makes eight 167 calorie servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ABURNS6.

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  • I've been looking for a stuffed pepper recipe using ground turkey. Your recipe also has quinoa that I have wanted to try. This looks very good. - 5/3/10

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