Santa Fe Stuffed Peppers

stuffed peppers

http://www.shugarysweets.com/2013/01/santa-fe-stuffed-peppers

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 8

Ingredients

  • 3/4 lb ground turkey breast
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 can (28oz) Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 can (15.25oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15.25oz) sweet corn, drained
  • 3 cup cooked Jasmine Rice
  • 8 fresh Sweet Red peppers
  • 1 cup reduced fat Colby Jack cheese
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Instructions

  1. Wash red peppers and slice the tops off each pepper. Remove the seeds. Stand each pepper up next to each other in a large baking dish (13×9).
  2. In a large skillet, brown ground turkey until fully cooked. Drain. Return to skillet. Add cumin, salt, tomatoes, black bean and sweet corn. Simmer about 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, cook Jasmine rice according to package.
  4. Add cooked rice to skillet, combining completely. Remove from heat. Fill each red pepper with turkey mixture.
  5. Cover dish with foil and bake in a 350 degree oven for about 40-45 minutes.
  6. Remove foil and top with cheese. Bake an additional 5 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  7. Remove from oven and sprinkle with green onion pieces. Serve and enjoy!
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