These stuffed peppers are made with a blend of healthy ground turkey and beef plus rice and spices all in a tomato soup based sauce. Delicious recipe you can cook on the stovetop or crockpot.
★ Why You'll Love this Recipe ★
Ground turkey and colorful bell peppers create a hearty and wholesome dinner.
Lean ground turkey offers a lighter alternative to beef, making it a healthier choice. I like to use a half beef-half turkey mixture so you aren't sacrificing flavor.
The peppers add refreshing flavor and a vibrant pop of color to the plate.
This recipe also incorporates a medley of herbs and spices, enhancing the overall taste.
The process of stuffing the peppers and cooking them is simple and straight forward, making this an easy dinner.
These Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers are freezer friendly and can be make in the crockpot, on the stovetop or even baked in the oven in a casserole dish.
★ Ingredients You'll Need ★
Here's everything you'll need:
★ How to Make this Recipe ★
This recipe for ground turkey stuffed peppers is easy!
There are many ways to cook these stuffed peppers and there's no one way that's really better than another, so choose what works best for you and your lifestyle.
Preparing them is the same no matter the method you choose.
Here's are the basic steps involved: (more detailed recipe is below)
- Cut off tops of peppers and remove seeds.
- Mix together turkey and beef with eggs, rice, onion, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and parsley.
- Stuff peppers with mixture.
- Place into crockpot, dutch oven or casserole dish.
- Stir together garlic, tomato soup, diced tomatoes and sugar.
- Pour over stuffed peppers.
- Cook then serve topped with Parmesan cheese and garnish with parsley.
★ Tips & FAQs ★
Can you make stuffed peppers with ground turkey?
Yes! I like to use a blend of meats — half ground turkey and half ground beef. I actually usually do this whenever any recipe calls for ground beef. Mixing ground turkey with ground beef is a little bit healthier and it produces a really yummy and less greasy tasting flavor. If you're curious to know how much better for you ground turkey is than ground beef, you can read more about that here.
Feel free to go all-turkey if you want to really cut down on fat. Or use any ratio you want as long as the total weight of meat is met, you'll be good.
Are ground turkey and beef stuffed peppers a healthy option?
Yes, ground turkey and beef stuffed peppers can be a healthy option. By using lean ground turkey combined with lean ground beef, you can reduce the fat content while still enjoying a delicious and satisfying meal.
Additionally, bell peppers are rich with antioxidants are are also packed with vitamins C, E and beta-carotene.
What makes ground turkey a healthier choice compared to ground beef?
A: Ground turkey is often considered a healthier choice compared to ground beef because it tends to have a lower fat content. Turkey is generally leaner and contains less saturated fat, which can be beneficial for those looking to reduce their fat intake.
What type of cookware do I need?
Depending on your cooking method, you may need:
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Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers
- ½ lb ground turkey
- ½ lb ground beef
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup cooked rice
- ½ onion diced
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon parsley
- 4 bell peppers choose your favorite color!
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 10.75 oz condensed tomato soup
- 14.5 oz crushed tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
- Cut off tops of peppers and remove seeds.
- Knead together turkey and beef with eggs, rice, onion, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and parsley.
- Stuff uncooked peppers with raw turkey mixture. Place into crockpot.
- Stir together garlic, tomato soup, diced tomatoes and sugar. Pour over stuffed peppers.
- Cook in a crockpot on low for 4 hrs or high for 2 hours or until thoroughly cooked. Serve topped with Parmesan cheese. You could also make these on your stove top in a large pot. Cook over medium heat for about 1 hour or until meat is thoroughly cooked.
- If you'd prefer to bake these, place the peppers in a casserole dish or dutch oven and bake covered in foil for about 1 hour on 350˚ until internal temperature reaches 145°F.