Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Santa Fe Stuffed Peppers

Oh this looks so tasty - going to forward this to my wife :)

A healthy dinner with lots of flavor - made with ground turkey.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 8

A healthier version of stuffed peppers, filled with flavor!


3/4 lb ground turkey breast
1 1/2 Tbsp cumin
1 tsp kosher salt
1 can (28oz) Classico Crushed Tomatoes
1 can (15.25oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15.25oz) sweet corn, drained
3 cup Jasmine Rice (cooked)
8 fresh Sweet Red peppers
1 cup reduced fat Colby Jack cheese
2 green onions, sliced


Wash red peppers and slice the tops off each pepper. Remove the seeds. Stand each pepper up next to each other in a large baking dish (13x9).

In a large skillet, brown ground turkey until fully cooked. Drain. Return to skillet. Add cumin, salt, tomatoes, black bean and sweet corn. Simmer about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook Jasmine rice according to package.

Add cooked rice to skillet, combining completely. Remove from heat. Fill each red pepper with turkey mixture.Cover dish with foil and bake in a 350 degree oven for about 40-45 minutes. Remove foil and to with cheese. 

Bake an additional 5 minutes, until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and sprinkle with green onion pieces. Serve and enjoy!

While surfing the Net for healthy recipes, I ran across this blog - which posted this particular recipe -

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