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Stuffed Green Peppers

These tasty stuffed peppers make a delicious and filling entree. Use brown rice to increase your whole grains.
Stuffed Green Peppers

Recipe Source: ChooseMyPlate.gov


  • 4 green pepper (large, washed)
  • 1 pound turkey, ground, 85% lean
  • 1 cup rice, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup onion (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cup tomato sauce, unsalted
  • ground black pepper (to taste)


  1. Cut around the stem of the green peppers. Remove the seeds and the pulpy part of the peppers.
  2. Wash, and then cook green peppers in boiling water for five minutes. Drain well.
  3. In saucepan, brown turkey. Add rice, onion, 1/2 cup tomato sauce and black pepper.
  4. Stuff each pepper with the mixture and place in casserole dish.
  5. Pour the remaining tomato sauce over the green peppers.
  6. Cover and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
Serving Size: 1 stuffed pepper
Total Fat15 g
Saturated Fat4 g
Cholesterol84 mg
Sodium100 mg
Total Carbohydrate55 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Total Sugars10 g
Added Sugars included6 g
Protein26 g
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