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Turkey and Rice–Stuffed Peppers

Total Time
1 hr 45 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
1 hr 20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Ingredients

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

uncooked bell pepper(s)

4 item(s), medium, red or green

canned crushed tomatoes

15 oz, (1 can)

uncooked onion(s)

1 large, chopped

uncooked 93% lean ground turkey

¾ pound(s)

uncooked white rice

½ cup(s)

fresh parsley

¼ cup(s), chopped

garlic clove(s)

3 medium clove(s), minced

dill

1 Tbsp, fresh, chopped

table salt

1 tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

olive oil

1 Tbsp

water

¾ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray medium deep baking dish or 2-quart soufflé dish with nonstick spray.
  2. Cut thin slice from tops of bell peppers. Remove ribs and seeds and reserve tops.
  3. To make stuffing, stir together ¼ cup of tomatoes, half of onion, turkey, rice, parsley, half of garlic, dill, ¾ teaspoon salt, and black pepper in medium bowl. Set aside.
  4. To make sauce, heat oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining half of onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, 5 minutes. Add remaining half of garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, 30 seconds. Stir in remaining tomatoes, remaining ¼ teaspoon salt, and water and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 1 minute.
  5. Spoon stuffing loosely into peppers and arrange peppers upright in prepared baking dish. Place tops on peppers. Spoon sauce around peppers.
  6. Cover and bake until rice and peppers are tender, 1 hour 15 minutes–1 hour 30 minutes.
  7. Per serving (1 stuffed pepper and ½ cup sauce)

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