Satisfying Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers



Satisfying Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Picture yourself sitting down to a wholesome and delicious dinner. These Satisfying Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers are sure to hit the spot. Bursting with flavor and packed with nutritious ingredients, they’re a perfect meal for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers, any color
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes. Set them aside.
  3. In a large skillet, cook the ground turkey over medium heat until it’s no longer pink. Drain any excess fat.
  4. Add the diced onion and garlic to the skillet and sauté until they become translucent.
  5. Stir in the cooked quinoa, diced tomatoes, black beans, corn, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Cook for a few more minutes until everything is well combined.
  6. Stuff each bell pepper with the turkey and quinoa mixture.
  7. Place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish and cover with foil. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes.
  8. Remove the foil, sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese over the peppers, and bake for an additional 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Serve your Satisfying Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers hot and enjoy!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Satisfying Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers are a wholesome and delicious meal option packed with protein and flavor.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 431mg | Potassium: 901mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 4466IU | Vitamin C: 160mg | Calcium: 268mg | Iron: 4mg

In conclusion, these Satisfying Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers are a fantastic addition to your dinner repertoire. They’re not only delicious but also nutritious, making them a perfect choice for a well-balanced meal. Give them a try and savor the flavors of this delightful dish!

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