Stuffed peppers are an easy main dish that looks great and tastes even better. Stuffed peppers are (for the ones that never tried) any variety of bell peppers that has been hollowed and filled with a stuffing. You can have vegetarian stuffed peppers also. My mom made meat and vegetarian stuffed peppers.
I love stuffed peppers. Usually, my mom makes it with a mix of pork and veal, but I wanted to try something lighter.
- 10 – 12 bell peppers – any color
- 700 g ground turkey breast
- 1-2 onions – I used red because are more sweet
- ½ glass rice
- 1 handful of baby spinach
- Homemade tomato juice – 500 ml
As I said before, I want to make an easier and healthier stuffed peppers recipe. Prepare the bell peppers by cutting the tops of and removing the seeds and the ribs. Wash them and set aside.
Cut the parsley, cilantro, onion and spinach. In a bowl mix rice, turkey, salt, pepper, parsley, spinach, onions and cilantro. Stuff 75% of each pepper and place it into a large pot. Pour the tomato juice on top of the peppers. Add water if needed.
Cook several hours until peppers are tender and rice is completely cooked.
You can serve the peppers with the tomato sauce or add some heavy cream or yogurt. I love them with heavy cream and fresh homemade bread.
28 thoughts on “Stuffed peppers with turkey breast”
I love stuffed mushrooms! I use small dice mushrooms that I sauté until browned and dry and mix it with the ground turkey for a meatier texture and more umami. I have not thought of making them in quite a while. Thanks for the inspiration!
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First line should read, “I love stuff peppers.” In fact, I have put them on my weekly menu for next week. dininglite.blog
I think I would prefer the Pork & Veal, I am not a fan of turkey. The good think is, the supermarket I shop at has Pork & Veal mince already made up.
Serving them with sour cream might also be an option I will try.
Firstly, the photos are very cute. Secondly, your recipe is good. Finally, your blog is very nice :))
This combination sounds very healthy. 😋🌿
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This dish reminds me of meals with my family when I was a kid. Yum.
Beautiful blend of flavours!
Quite an inspirational creation, Gabi. Colorful and, no doubt, delicious too.
If you don’t mind a little heat, you might do what our neighbors in Mexico do and stuff poblano peppers.
Thank you. On my to do list.
Such a good food on a wintry day!
Sounds delicious. And it sounds very easy to make. Thanks for sharing.
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This sounds delicious! I think a golden ale would pair well with it. Cheers!
Are you sure about several hours? I half-cook the rice beforehand and mix with ground beef/turkey/whatever and the greens, and the final cooking time is hardly an hour!
The rice is not cooked so takes longer.
I am hungry now! I’ll try these out over the holidays.
…since we did get a beast to be roasted new years eve, and since there will be about 3 kilos of leftovers, even after handing out sandwiches to basically anyone in town, and since I’m a bell pepper lover (who from a southern italic tradition isn’t,) I’ll make a version (separate cooked, then gratin in the oven-grill. Thanks.