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Italian Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers are sure to please everyone, including the kids. Bell peppers are packed with Vitamin C and also contain B V6 which is a vital nutrient for everyone. They are filled with flavor and can be made to enjoy for lunch or dinner. Enjoy!

Food - Meals - Italian Stuffed Peppers

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 3 cups fresh spinach
  • 4 ounces white mushrooms, chopped (okay to omit if you need to)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (16 ounce) can crushed tomatoes and juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 4 large red bell peppers

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425.

In a large skillet, heat the grape seed oil over medium heat. Brown the ground turkey until cooked through and no longer pink. Add the spinach and stir until wilted.

Add the next 6 ingredients (mushrooms through oregano) and stir. Add sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Simmer for 20 minutes.

Cut the tops off of the peppers and remove the seeds and stems. Slice each pepper in half lengthwise.

On a large baking sheet, place peppers cut side up.

Stir rice into turkey mixture and fill each pepper.

Bake for 25 minutes and serve warm.

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