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Easy Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Healthy & quick stuffed peppers with ground turkey and black beans! A flavorful meal that requires minimal ingredients and under 1 hour to make.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy dinner recipe, healthy stuffed peppers, quick and easy dinner
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cooling Time 5 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 pepper halves
Calories 166 kcal
Author A Simple Palate


  • 4 large bell peppers
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish
  • *Optional: avocado and sour cream

Rice & Turkey Filling

  • 1 can organic black beans
  • 1 cup brown rice cooked
  • 3/4 lb organic ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup Mexican-blend shredded cheese divided
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp olive oil divided


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. In large saute pan cook ground turkey with 1 Tbsp olive oil, garlic powder and salt till meat has cooked through.
  3. Add rice, black beans, salsa, 1/4 cup cheese, cumin and chili powder to cooked turkey. Remove from heat and set aside.

  4. Halve peppers and clean out seeds. Brush with olive oil and fill peppers with rice mixture. Bake in oven for 20 minutes. For last minute sprinkle cheese on top of peppers and let melt!
  5. Garnish with cilantro and favorite toppings (I used avocado and light sour cream!) and serve!

Recipe Notes


Nutrition Facts
Easy Turkey Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 166
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.