Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Created by: Jennifer Shepherd
Serves 6


1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup onion, minced
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 pound turkey, ground
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon cumin
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup tomato sauce or a spoonful of tomato paste
1 cup chicken broth, divided
3 large sweet bell peppers
1/2 cup organic salsa
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped


 Preheat the oven to 400⁰F.
 Heat the oil in a large skillet over a medium heat. Sauté the onion and garlic until soft. Add the ground turkey, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, and season with the garlic powder, cumin, salt and pepper.
 After the meat is cooked add the tomato sauce (or paste) and 1/2 cup of chicken broth. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

 Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise and remove the seeds/stem. Place in a baking dish and spoon the turkey mixture into each half.

 Pour 1/2 cup of the chicken broth into the bottom of the pan. Cover with foil and bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes.

 Remove from oven and top with the salsa and cilantro and serve.

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