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Southwest Turkey Stuffed Peppers
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Servings: 4
Calories per serving: 296 kcal
  • 1 lb 99% lean ground turkey
  • 4 medium red bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup low sodium canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn kernels
  • jalapeño diced
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp Flavor God Spicy Everything seasoning
  • 1/2 cup cooked rainbow quinoa
  • 1/2 cup Sargento Four Cheese Mexican Reduced Fat shredded cheese
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • Optional toppings: Plain greek yogurt diced green onions, chopped cilantro
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cut peppers in half length-wise and remove seeds and stems.  Arrange peppers in oven safe dish, cut side up.
  2. In a large pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.  Add onions and garlic and sauté until fragrant and slightly tender.
  3. Add ground turkey and season with Emeril's Cajun Seasoning.  Cook turkey while continuing to break apart with a spatula until cooked through.  Mix in black beans, corn, jalapeño, salsa and quinoa.
  4. Stuff peppers with turkey mixture.  Pour broth into bottom of baking dish.  Cover dish with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until peppers are tender.
  5. Uncover dish and top stuffed pepper halves with 1 tbsp cheese each.  Continue cooking uncovered for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
Southwest Turkey Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 296 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 555mg24%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 36g72%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.