Saturday, September 7, 2013

Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

    Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

    1 lb extra lean ground turkey
    1.5 med onions, diced
    2 med carrots, diced
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    1 can diced tomatoes in juice
    1 tbsp olive oil
    .25 cup dry couscous
    1 chicken bullion cube
    .5 tsp salt (optional)
    spices (fresh ground pepper, chipotle chili powder, tumeric... your favorites)
    8 bell peppers
    .5 cup colby jack cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Saute carrots, onion, garlic until soft over med-high heat. Remove from pan; brown turkey, breaking up as it cooks. After turkey is browned, add veggie mixture, can of tomatoes (with juices), bullion, couscous and cook for 10 more minuets, or until mixture is thick. Chop off top of bell peppers and remove membranes and seeds. Fill with cooked mixture, arrange in baking dish. Add some water to the bottom of the dish to maintain moisture. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 45 min. Remove, uncover and top with cheese. Bake for an additional 15 minuets, until desired tenderness of peppers. Makes 8 servings.

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