Southwestern Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Looking for an easy Southwestern Stuffed Peppers recipe? Learn how to make Southwestern Stuffed Peppers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by entergynso

Makes 6 servings



Southwestern Stuffed Peppers. The dish is best served with 1 orange pepper, 1 yellow pepper, and 1 green pepper.

Recipe Ingredients for Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
16 oz Ground Turkey
4 clove Garlic
1 medium raw Onion Red
1 cup Corn, Sweet, Yellow
1 cup Rice, Brown, Medium-grain, Cooked
2 oz Sunflower Seed Kernels, Dry Roasted
1 serving Chili Powder Spice
0.5 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Paprika
3 serving, raw Cilantro
3 medium raw Bell Pepper Green
6 serving Salsa
2 oz Goat, Soft Type Cheese

Recipe Directions for Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Put a kettle of water on to boil.

  2. Heat a little olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat and cook the ground turkey till browned; drain off any liquid, if you need to. Add a dash more olive oil; heat; add the chopped garlic, onion, corn, and pine nuts; stir and heat through.

  3. Add a cup of cooked brown rice, stir and lightly mix. Add a dash more olive oil, if needed, to moisten. Add chipotle, cumin and paprika. Season the mixture with sea salt and pepper. Stir well to combine the flavors. Remove from heat. Add in the chopped cilantro. If you need a little more rice to fill large peppers- add some in and toss.

  4. Choose a shallow baking dish that will fit the halved peppers. Stuff the halved peppers with the brown rice mixture, pressing in firmly; use as much stuffing as you can. Place the stuffed peppers in the baking dish.

  5. Top each pepper with a spoonful of salsa, and a slice of goat cheese, if using.

  6. Pour about an inch of hot boiled water into the bottom of the baking pan, around the peppers, and loosely cover the pan with a foil tent. This helps to cook the peppers. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for about 30-40 minutes, until the peppers are fork tender.

  7. Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 360.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
304
Calories from Fat
96
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.7g
16%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
534mg
22%
Potassium
715mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
29.1g
10%
Dietary Fiber
5.7g
23%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
25.3g
Vitamin A 56% Vitamin C 116%
Calcium 6% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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