Turkey Stuffed Peppers

4 Large Peppers

1.5 tsp Olive Oil

1 Medium Onion

1 Clove Garlic

1 lb Ground Turkey

1.5 Cups Cooked Rice

16 oz Can of Stewed Tomatoes

1 tsp Salt

1/4 tsp Pepper

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Cut out stem ends of peppers and scoop out the seeds
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 3 minutes.
  5. Add turkey and cook, crumbling with a wooden spoon, just until it loses its pink color.
  6. Transfer the turkey mixture to a medium bowl and mix in rice, 1/2 cup tomato sauce, salt and pepper.
  7. Stuff the peppers with the mixture and place them in a 2-quart casserole dish. Spoon the remaining 1/2 cup tomato sauce over the peppers.
  8. Cover and bake until the peppers are tender and the filling is heated through, 30 to 35 minutes.

2 thoughts on “Turkey Stuffed Peppers

  1. Just wondering why you added rice to the recipe? I know several other options a person could go with instead of rice. Love your blog and love the recipes in general.


    1. Cathy, I use rice because I like it and I am not sure I would like them without the rice. I would welcome any suggestions you have for alternatives and gladly give it a try. Thanks for reading my blog and I am glad you enjoyed it.


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