windy city stuffed peppers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 323.4
  • Total Fat: 10.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 109.1 mg
  • Sodium: 483.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 29.2 g

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low calorie, filling, with a touch of exotic flavorings to give it a windy city kick! low calorie, filling, with a touch of exotic flavorings to give it a windy city kick!
Number of Servings: 8


    8 medium peppers
    1.25 LB box of jennie-o ground turkey
    1LB trader joes 96/4 ground turkey
    1.5 cups bulgher (soak - throw out water; do not cook)
    1 lg egg, beaten
    1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
    1 14.5 oz can petite diced tomatoes
    1 tsp each - salt, ground pepper, ground cumin
    2 tb ea cilantro; parsley
    1 large onion diced
    12 mini carrot sticks, shredded

    Prep: 1) Best to use peppers that stand up; cut off tops and remove seeds from core. put in microwave proof dish. add 1/2 cup water and microwave for 3 minutes. Remove, rinse out & dry dish. spray with Pam. 2) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 3) in a large bowl, combine meats, spices, onions, bulghur, herbs, tomato sauce and egg. Mix well. Pour 1/2 of diced tomatoes in baking dish. Fill each pepper w/ 2/3 to 3/4 c of meat mixture and place in baking dish. Bake for 35 minutes; check for doneness; pour remaining diced tomatoes over tops and bake 10 more minutes.

    combine meats, onion, spices and


makes enough to fill 8 medium peppers. Use different colors -- green, red, yellow and purple -- and eat in good health!

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MAERAETHEFIT1.

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