Ground Turkey Stuffed Pepper

Stuffed with flavor and nutrients

Ingredients


+ 16 oz ground turkey

+ 1 yellow onion

+ 2 unit scallions

+ 1 lime

+ 2 red bell peppers

+ 2 yellow bell peppers

+ 16 oz crushed tomatoes

+ 1 cup quinoa

+ 1 cup monterey jack cheese

+ 4 tsp olive oil

+ seasoning: salt, black pepper, chili powder, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin


Directions


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°. Boil 2 cups of water.


Step 2

Chop your veggies! Dice onion, thinly slice scallion and cut limes into wedges. Chop the bell peppers in half, lengthwise, and remove seeds.


Step 3

Once water is boiling, add quinoa to pot. Cover, let simmer and cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes.


Step 4

Heat a drizzle of olive oil into a large pan. Add onion and scallions. Season with salt and pepper. After the onions have softened, add ground turkey. Cook for 3-4 minutes, then add all seasonings for southwest flavors. Sprinkle with salt and pepper!


Step 5

Coat the halved bell peppers with a drizzle of olive oil, season with salt and pepper. Bake in the oven for 5-7 minutes.


Step 6

Stir crushed tomatoes into pan with ground turkey and bring to a simmer. Once the quinoa has cooked, add it to the pan and season with salt and pepper.


Step 7

Stuff bell peppers with as much filling as possible. Sprinkle with cheese. Return to the oven and cook for an additional 10 minutes. Squeeze with lime wedges and serve!

Serves 4