TURKEY STUFFED PEPPERS

Serves: 2
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 50 mins

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Nutrition per serving:

255 kcal
4g Fats
22g Carbs
33g Protein

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   What you need :     

• 1 cup (195g) brown rice, cooked

• 4 bell peppers

• 1 lb. (450g) ground turkey breast

• ½ yellow onion, chopped

• 2 cloves garlic, minced

• 1 ½ tbsp. mixed herbs

• 1 1/3 cup (300ml) tomato paste

• 1/3 cup (35g) mozzarella, grated

  What do you need to do :     

  • Cook rice according to instructions on the packaging. Cut bell peppers in half, remove seeds and set aside.

  • In a large dry non-stick pan, cook the ground turkey with the onion and garlic for about 8 mins. Remove from the heat and add the rice, 1 cup tomato sauce mixed herbs, cinnamon, and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Mix well.

  • Preheat oven to 375F (190C). Place the bell peppers in a baking dish (if they are leaning too much, trim the bottom slightly to create a flat surface).

  • Stuff each bell pepper with the turkey and rice mixture. Top each pepper with 1 tbsp. tomato sauce and a sprinkle of cheese.

  • Pour 1 cup of water into the bottom baking dish, this will help steam the peppers. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 35 minutes. Remove bake uncovered for about 5 more minutes, until cheese melts.

  • Serve immediately or cool and store in the fridge for later.