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Stuffed peppers with vegetables

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Stuffed peppers with vegetables

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 4 Serings
Calories: 301kcal
Author: asclavijo

Ingredients

  • 4 yellow peppers tops removed, seeded (red & green peppers work well too)
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey or lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 yellow squash or zucchini chopped
  • 1/2 container ricotta cheese
  • 1 pkg spinach frozen chopped
  • 1 can iced tomatoes drained, 14.5 ounce
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • Italian seasoning to taste
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • In a skillet over medium heat, cook the turkey until evenly brown. Drain and set aside. Heat oil in the skillet, and cook garlic, onion, yellow squash/zucchini, and spinach until tender. Return turkey to the skillet. Mix in the tomatoes and tomato paste, and season with Italian seasoning, cayenne, salt, and pepper. Stuff the green/yellow/red peppers with the skillet mixture. Scoop 1 Tbsp ricotta cheese in the middle.
  • Put peppers to the oven, and cook 25 minutes. Top with provolone cheese and bake 5 minutes longer.

Notes

Additional veggie options:
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 chopped green/red/yellow bell pepper

Nutrition

Sodium: 180mg | Calcium: 176mg | Vitamin C: 240mg | Vitamin A: 867IU | Sugar: 5g | Fiber: 3g | Potassium: 1076mg | Cholesterol: 89mg | Calories: 301kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Fat: 11g | Protein: 36g | Carbohydrates: 18g | Iron: 3mg

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