Stuffed Green Peppers

Makes: 4 servings
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Cook time: 50 minutes

These tasty stuffed peppers make a delicious and filling entree. Use brown rice to increase your whole grains.


4 green pepper (large, washed)
1 pound turkey, ground, 85% lean
1 cup rice, uncooked
1/2 cup onion (peeled and chopped)
1 1/2 cups tomato sauce, unsalted
  ground black pepper (to taste)


1. Cut around the stem of the green peppers. Remove the seeds and the pulpy part of the peppers.

2. Wash, and then cook green peppers in boiling water for five minutes. Drain well.

3. In saucepan, brown turkey. Add rice, onion, 1/2 cup tomato sauce and black pepper.

4. Stuff each pepper with the mixture and place in casserole dish.

5. Pour the remaining tomato sauce over the green peppers.

6. Cover and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.



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I have always enjoyed this recipe. The recipe is very simple and very tasty. My husband loves them.
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When we made this recipe, we substituted a mixture of black beans, rice, tomatoes, onions, and green peppers flavored with chili powder and garlic powder for the stuffing. We called it "Vegetarian Stuffed Green Peppers."
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This one made some converts to bell peppers! It's a great one to make ahead, too.
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