Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

Bell peppers are stuffed with lean turkey, spice of hot sauce, quinoa, and goat cheese. Fresh cilantro balances out this delicious #SOBikini metabolism friendly dish that is perfect as lunch for one or a family dinner. These stuffed bell peppers are so filling; they can be shared, if desired, and served with a light, mixed green salad with balsamic vinaigrette.

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Nutrition:
Serving size: 1 stuffed bell pepper
Calories: 412
Fat: 21.9g
Saturated fat: 7.2g
Carbohydrates: 23.6g
Protein: 31.0g
Fiber: 5.0g
Sodium: 622mg

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Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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Bell peppers are stuffed with lean turkey, spice of hot sauce, quinoa, and goat cheese.

Ingredients:

  • 4 large red bell peppers
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/3 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 ounces goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350*. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Slice top off of peppers and scoop out membranes and seeds.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mix together turkey, hot sauce, garlic, sea salt, black pepper, lemon juice, quinoa, cilantro, and goat cheese.
  4. Fill peppers with turkey mixture and place on prepared baking sheet.
  5. Drizzle each with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil.
  6. Bake for about 40 minutes or until peppers are tender and mixture has cooked through.

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