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Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

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3.50 from 4 votes

Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Course Dinner
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 418kcal


  • 6 red bell peppers
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds 99/1 extra lean ground turkey
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (10 ounce) can Rotel Diced Tomatoes and Chiles, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups reduced-fat shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Remove the top and core from each pepper and place in a 9×13- inch baking dish; set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey, onion and garlic to the skillet, cook and break up turkey for 6-8 minutes or until turkey is cooked through.
  • Season with cumin, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Stir in Rotel, cheese and bread crumbs until well combined and remove from heat.
  • Divide mixture evenly between peppers, pressing filling down firmly in each pepper. Sprinkle paprika on top of the stuffed peppers.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until heated through.


MFP: MFF Ground Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers
April 2021


Serving: 1stuffed pepper | Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 30.6g | Protein: 47.6g | Fat: 11.7g

3 thoughts on “Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

  1. 2 stars
    Too much bread crumbs. Wouldn’t make again

  2. 5 stars
    Looove this! It’s not how I normally make my stuffed peppers but it was super tasty and now a family staple. I don’t even make stuffed peppers my old way anymore!

  3. 5 stars
    Love this recipe!

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