Turkey Brown Rice Stuffed Peppers

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Stuffed peppers make a delicious, filling, and nutritious lunch or dinner any day of the week. They’re easy to make and are packed with protein and complex carbohydrates to help maintain satiety throughout the day.

Further Food Nutritionist Commentary:

What an easy meal that contains all macro nutrients: protein, fat and carbohydrates! This marriage of nutrients helps you to stay full for the longest period of time on the least amount of calories! Peppers are a nutritional powerhouse, not only loaded with fiber but also with vitamin C, a vitamin that not only boosts your immunity but also aids in keeping your skin looking youthful! Chow down!


By Amy Shapiro, MS, RD, CDN

Turkey Brown Rice Stuffed Peppers

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 2

Ingredients

1 green bell pepper
1 cup brown rice (cooked)
1/4 pound ground turkey (cooked)
1/2 cup corn (frozen)
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Slice pepper in half.
3. Combine ingredients and scoop into peppers.
4. Bake for 20 minutes. Enjoy!

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 2. Slice pepper in half. 3. Combine ingredients and scoop into peppers. 4. Bake for 20 minutes. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Per Serving:  Calories: 230; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Sodium: 133mg; Potassium: 140mg; Carbohydrate: 31g; Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 14g

Nutrition Bonus: Iron: 8%

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