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Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

Makes 4 servings

4 red bell peppers

2 tablespoons olive oil plus more for oiling bell peppers

1 yellow onion, diced small


3 cloves garlic, minced

1 pound ground turkey

1 tablespoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon chili powder

½ teaspoon smoked paprika

1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes

2 cups cooked brown rice

1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed

½ cup chopped cilantro

1. Preheat oven to 350.

2. Halve the bell peppers lengthwise and remove the stems, ribs, and seeds.

3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and a pinch of salt and cook 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook another 30 seconds. Add the turkey, cumin, chili, smoked paprika, and ¾ teaspoon salt. Cook 5 minutes, until turkey is evenly browned.

4. Stir in tomatoes, brown rice, black beans, and cilantro. Remove from heat.

5. Arrange bell peppers in a deep baking dish and coat lightly in olive oil. Spoon turkey filling evenly into each bell pepper half. Transfer to oven and bake 20 minutes.

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