Project 10 | Week 2: Recipe for Success

I am happy to report I’m down another pound! While I haven’t gone back to the gym yet since we were all sick, I have been walking and eating healthy.

I’m sharing the delicious Skinnytaste.com recipe I made this week for Turkey Stuffed Peppers! I use Trader Joe’s microwaveable organic brown rice as a shortcut when preparing this…super easy and yummy rice!

Source: skinnytaste.com via Jodi on Pinterest

Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes

Servings: 6 servings (1/2 pepper) • Time: 55 minutes • Old Points: 4 • Points+: 5
Calories: 184.7 • Fat: 2.3 g • Protein: 20.8 g • Carb: 20.2 g • Fiber: 1.6 g

1 lb lean chopped turkey meat
1 garlic, minced
1/4 onion, minced
1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp cumin powder
salt to taste
3 large sweet red bell peppers, washed
1 cup fat free chicken broth
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1 1/2 cups cooked rice
Olive oil spray
1/4 cup reduced fat shredded cheese

Heat oven to 400°. Spray a little olive oil spray in a medium size saute pan and heat on a medium flame. Add onion, garlic and cilantro to the pan. Saute about 2 minutes and add ground turkey. Season with salt and garlic powder, and cumin and brown meat for several minutes until meat is completely cooked through. Add 1/4 cup of tomato sauce and 1/2 cup of chicken broth, mix well and simmer on low for about 5 minutes. Combine cooked rice and meat together.

Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds. Place in a baking dish. Spoon the meat mixture into each pepper half and fill it with as much as you can. Place all stuffed pepper halves on the baking dish and pour the remainder of the chicken broth on the bottom of the pan. Cover tight with aluminum foil and bake for about 35 minutes. Top with shredded cheddar cheese and enjoy.

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Comments

  1. Kameron says:

    MMM, i will have to make those! They look delicious!

  2. This looks delicious!! I’ve been thinking about my menu for next week and I think this just might be on there!

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