Taco Stuffed Peppers

serves: 4 servings – size: 1/2 pepper+filling – calories: 190 – fat: 3g – carbs: 4g- WWP+ 3 pts

Ingredients

  • 2 large bell peppers, halved lengthwise+ seeded (favorite color)
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup tomato salsa
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Brown ground turkey in a large skillet on medium heat.
  3. Add 1 tbsp water and the seasoning to the turkey, stir.
  4. Add salsa. If meat seems too dry, add a little more. Turn heat to low when turkey is heated thoroughly.
  5. Add cheese and mix well.
  6. Cut bell peppers in half, top to bottom. Cut a semi circle around the stem and remove the stem and seeds in one cut. 
  7. Repeat until you have four halves.
  8. Place halves two at a time in boiling water for 3-5 min. The “skin” will lose a little brightness after the cook. (peppers will be slippery, tongs should be helpful)
  9. Place peppers in a baking dish open side up and fill with your meat mixture.
  10. Bake in the oven for 20-25 min.

Taco Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients

  • 2 large bell peppers, halved lengthwise+ seeded (favorite color)
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup tomato salsa
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Brown ground turkey in a large skillet on medium heat.
  3. Add 1 tbsp water and the seasoning to the turkey, stir.
  4. Add salsa. If meat seems too dry, add a little more. Turn heat to low when turkey is heated thoroughly.
  5. Add cheese and mix well.
  6. Cut bell peppers in half, top to bottom. Cut a semi circle around the stem and remove the stem and seeds in one cut.
  7. Repeat until you have four halves.
  8. Place halves two at a time in boiling water for 3-5 min. The “skin” will lose a little brightness after the cook. (peppers will be slippery, tongs should be helpful)
  9. Place peppers in a baking dish open side up and fill with your meat mixture.
  10. Bake in the oven for 20-25 min.
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