Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

  • SERVES:8
  • PREP TIME:20 min
  • COOK TIME:20 min
  • CALORIES:332
  • 1lb Ground turkey
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 small Onion, minced
  • 3Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup Quinoa, cooked according to package instructions
  • 1Can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1Jalapeño, minced (optional)
  • 2 tbsp Taco seasoning
  • 1Can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cup Pepper jack cheese, grated
  • 4 Large bell peppers
  • Cilantro
  • Avocado
  • Green onions


  1. In a large skillet brown meat breaking up into bits. Once cooked through add in chopped onion and garlic and cook until onions are translucent.
  2. Remove meat mixture from heat and add in quinoa fire roasted tomatoes, jalapeño, taco seasoning, black beans and 1 cup of the cheese.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Using a sharp knife cut peppers in half lengthwise and use a spoon to discard seeds. Line peppers on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  4. Using a large spoon divide filling equally between each bell pepper. Top with remaining cheese and bake for 20 minutes or until pepper is tender.
  5. While still hot top peppers with cilantro, avocado and green onions. Serve immediately.