Turkey & Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

  • 1 pound 93% fat free ground turkey
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 yellow onion minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped finely
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 3 bell peppers
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/5 cups cooked quinoa
  1. Heat oven to 400°
  2. Spray a little olive oil spray sauté pan on medium heat
  3. Sauté onion, garlic and cilantro for about 2 minutes then add ground turkey. Add in salt, garlic powder, and cumin
  4. Brown meat for several minutes until meat is completely cooked through
  5. Add in1/4 cup of tomato paste and 1/2 cup of chicken broth, simmer on low for about 5 minutes.
  6. Combine cooked quinoa and meat together.
  7. Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds.
  8. Place in a baking dish.
  9. Spoon the meat mixture into each pepper half and fill it with as much as you can.
  10. Pour additional chicken broth in the bottom of the baking sheet and cover.
  11. Cook for 35 minutes.