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SIMPLE STUFFED PEPPERS

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

STUFFED PEPPERS 150 CALORIES PER HALF ♥ ♥ SHARE ♥ ♥

Olive Oil ( I used Tahitian lime olive oil)
1/2 lb lean ground turkey breast
1 cup chopped onions
1 heaping tbsp of homemade taco seasoning (or you can use the packaged type if you like)
2 cups of cooked rice (any type you like I like brown)
3-4 organic bell peppers, halved and seeds removed
1 can of black beans, drained & rinsed
cup of organic frozen corn
1 (15 -16 ounce) jar of salsa (my favorite is mango peach)
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
Toppings:
fresh cilantro
sour cream
sliced avocado
Pre heat the oven to 400 degrees. Lightly coat the peppers with olive oil and roast in a baking dish about 20-25 minutes just until cooked thru. Remove the peppers from the oven and allow to cool until you can handle them.

*****Note make sure you cook your turkey ahead of time that way you do not have to worry about it later. Also, sautee the onions until cooked thru, then add in the cooked rice, black beans and corn.

In a bowl add the taco seasoning, cooked ground turkey, chopped onions, black beans, corn and rice. Add in the jar of salsa and mix well.

Carefully spoon the turkey mixture into each half of the bell peppers and place back into the baking dish. Cook the peppers for another 15-20 minutes or until the peppers are cooked all the way thru. Before removing from the oven sprinkle the tops of each pepper with shredded cheddar cheese. Place back into the oven just until the cheese has melted.

Remove from the oven and top with fresh cilantro, avocado slices and/or sour cream just before serving.
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JUDITH316 5/24/2013 6:35AM

    Sounds like a yummy recipe`, I love peppers so this is one I will try...thanks for posting..

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50SGRANNY 5/9/2013 6:36PM

    This looks delicious! I wish I'd seen this post sooner, since I bought poblano peppers and quinoa just so I could make some spicy quinoa stuffed peppers this week. Now that I've seen your recipe, I want them NOW!

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IKACEY 5/9/2013 2:11AM

    Now that's a stuffed pepper that sounds good enough to eat! Thanks for sharing ! emoticon
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WAY2GOCAT 5/8/2013 11:38PM

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FIRECOM 5/8/2013 5:25PM

    Cant wait to make these. My grandma made the best stuffed peppers ever.

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MZKYNDLY 5/8/2013 3:15PM

    Oh that sounds so yummy! I have really been digging the black beans lately, with a little rice, lime and cilantro dash of chili garlic., delish!


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GAILRUU 5/8/2013 1:37PM

    Sounds good. I am growing some Italian stuffing peppers this year and this might be a good way to use them.

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CRAFTINWIFE 5/8/2013 12:44PM

    emoticon for sharing!

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MSKRIS7 5/8/2013 10:40AM

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PEG2584 5/8/2013 10:33AM

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This does sound really good!

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JACKIE542 5/8/2013 10:29AM

    Does sound good, thank you for the recipe. emoticon

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BARBARASDIET 5/8/2013 10:10AM

    My mother made stuffed peppers all the time, but for some reason, I have never made them often.

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NOTSPEEDY 5/8/2013 9:49AM

    Sounds yummy. Do you have a recipe for taco seasoning? Love stuffed peppers and southwest food.

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CELIAMINER 5/8/2013 9:21AM

    Sounds yummy! We make a recipe like this but use Wholly Guacamole instead of the avocado, because yours truly can't seem to pick a "good" one (as in ripe but not mushy and brown on the inside), no matter how hard she tries.
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PIXIE-LICIOUS 5/8/2013 8:24AM

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 5/8/2013 7:47AM

    I'm off to Sprouts today. Red and green bells are on my list. I'll just have to try this recipe. Thanks for posting. emoticon Looks like one that will be a hit with hubby.

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SHERYLDS 5/8/2013 7:34AM

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DB1167 5/8/2013 7:25AM

    Sounds so yummy!!!!!!!!!

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RIDLEYRIDER 5/8/2013 7:20AM

  Delicious and healthy too! Yum! emoticon

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KITT52 5/8/2013 7:18AM

    sounds yummy. we love stuffed peppers
thanks for sharing

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