Ground Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Peppers


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If you are meal prepping or just need an easy weeknight dinner, these ground turkey and quinoa stuffed peppers by @SpoonfulFlavor are just what you need. The ground turkey is filled with spices and have a rich tomato flavor thanks to the Tuttorosso Tomatoes that are added. Easy and delicous!

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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 50mins
Serves or Makes: 4 servings

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  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 pound lean, ground turkey,
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 (28 oz) can Tuttorosso Diced Tomatoes in Puree with Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 3 large bell peppers, halved and seeded
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Cilantro, for garnish


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  • Step 2

    Add 1 tablespoon oil to a large skillet over medium-high heat. When the skillet is hot, add the diced onion and cook for about 2 minutes until it starts to soften. Add the ground turkey and minced garlic and cook until the meat is almost cooked through, breaking it up in crumbles with a spoon as it cooks. Add the chili powder, cumin and paprika and cook for an additional 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the cooked quinoa.

  • Step 3

    Fill the peppers with the mixture. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and carefully sprinkle cheese over the top. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes. Serve immediately.