Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers

November 20, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 2 Comments
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers. Bell Peppers stuffed with JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast, Rice, Cheddar Cheese, and more! A sure-fire family pleaser. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes and Product Information at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the Switch in 2020! https://www.jennieo.com/

Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers
If you’re craving stuffed peppers, this Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers recipe is for you. Extra lean ground turkey and cheese make this dish irresistible. You can also make it using our lean mild turkey breakfast sausage roll for another delicious option.

Ingredients
2 bell peppers, preferably a mix of yellow, green or red
½ (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
¼ cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
¼ teaspoon salt, if desired
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (14½-ounce) can low-sodium diced tomatoes or seasoned diced tomatoes, drained
½ cup cooked white or brown rice
¾ cup shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese, divided
paprika, if desired
fresh parsley, if desired

Total Time 1 Hour
Serving Size 4 Servings

Directions

1) Heat oven to 375°F.

2) Cut bell peppers lengthwise through stems keeping stem halves intact to hold stuffing.

3) Discard seeds and veins.

4) Cook peppers in boiling salted water 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender.

5) Drain and immediately place peppers in ice water to stop cooking process.

6) Drain peppers well and place cut side up in 8 x 8-inch baking dish.

7) Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground turkey to hot skillet. Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

8) Add onion, garlic, basil, salt, if desired, ground pepper, tomatoes, and rice; continue to cook 5 to 6 minutes or until heated through and most of the juices have reduced.

9) Remove meat mixture from heat and stir in ½ cup cheese.

10) Mound heaping ½ cup of mixture into each pepper half.

11) Bake 20 minutes or until filling is hot and peppers are tender.

12) Remove peppers from oven and sprinkle remaining ¼ cup cheese on top of peppers.

13) Sprinkle with paprika and parsley, if desired.

* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Nutritional Information
Calories 160
Fat 2.5g
Protein 20g
Cholesterol 30mg
Carbohydrates 14g
Sodium 210mg
Fiber 3g
Saturated Fat 1g
Sugars 5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/colorful-turkey-stuffed-peppers/

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers

May 6, 2016 at 4:52 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers. Bell Peppers stuffed with JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast, Rice, Cheddar Cheese, and more! A sure-fire family pleaser. You can find this recipe along with all the other healthy and delicious recipes all on the Jennie – O website, http://www.jennieo.com/

 
Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Biggest Loser® ApprovedColorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers
If you’re craving stuffed peppers, this is the recipe for you. Extra lean ground turkey and cheese make this dish irresistible. Plus, it’s low in fat, sodium smart and The Biggest Loser® Approved.

Ingredients
2 bell peppers, preferably a mix of yellow, green or red
½ (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
¼ cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
¼ teaspoon salt, if desired
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (14½-ounce) can low-sodium diced tomatoes or seasoned diced tomatoes, drained
½ cup cooked white or brown rice
¾ cup shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese, divided
paprika, if desired
fresh parsley, if desired

 
Directions
STEP 1: Heat oven to 375°F.Jennie O Make the Switch

STEP 2: Cut bell peppers lengthwise through stems, keeping stem halves intact to hold stuffing. Discard seeds and veins.

STEP 3: Salt and boil water. Add peppers for five to six minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and immediately place peppers in ice water to stop the cooking process. Drain peppers well and place cut side up in 8 x 8-inch baking dish.

STEP 4: Cook ground turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Add onion, garlic, basil, paprika, black pepper and salt, if desired. Mix well and remove from heat. Add tomatoes, rice and cheese and mix well. Stuff pepper with turkey mixture. Place peppers in 8 x 8-inch baking dish. Bake uncovered 15 minutes or until peppers are tender. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.
Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Nutritional Information
Calories 160 Fat 2.5g
Protein 20g Cholesterol 30mg
Carbohydrates 14g Sodium 210mg
Fiber 3g Saturated Fat 1g
Sugars 5g

http://www.jennieo.com/recipes/96-Colorful-Turkey-Stuffed-Peppers

Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers

December 19, 2014 at 6:25 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | 2 Comments
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers. Using JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast as the main ingredient for the stuffing of Yellow, Green, and Red Bell Peppers. A delicious and healthy Stuffed Pepper – Low Fat, Sodium Smart, and Under 300 Calories. As always this recipe along with all the others can be found on the Jennie – O Turkey website. http://www.jennieo.com/

 

Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers

 

Colorful Turkey Stuffed Peppers
Ingredients
2 bell peppers, preferably a mix of yellow, green or red
½ (20-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
¼ cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
¼ teaspoon salt, if desired
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (14½-ounce) can low-sodium diced tomatoes or seasoned diced tomatoes, drained
½ cup cooked white or brown rice
¾ cup shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese, divided
paprika, if desired
fresh parsley, if desired

 
Directions
Heat oven to 375°F. Cut bell peppers lengthwise through stems keeping stem halves intact to hold stuffing. Discard seeds and veins. Cook peppers in boiling salted water 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and immediately place peppers in ice water to stop cooking process. Drain peppers well and place cut side up in 8 x 8-inch baking dish.

Cook ground turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Add onion, garlic, basil, salt, if desired, ground pepper, tomatoes, and rice; continue to cook 5 to 6 minutes or until heated through and most of the juices have reduced.

Remove meat mixture from heat and stir in ½ cup cheese. Mound heaping ½ cup of mixture into each pepper half. Bake 20 minutes or until filling is hot and peppers are tender. Remove peppers from oven and sprinkle remaining ¼ cup cheese on top of peppers. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley, if desired.

 

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Nutritional Information
Calories 190 Fat 3g
Protein 24g Cholesterol 40mg
Carbohydrates 16g Sodium 190mg
Fiber 3g Saturated Fat 1.5g
Sugars 6g

 
http://www.jennieo.com/recipes/96-Colorful-Turkey-Stuffed-Peppers

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