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Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Lynn Miller Photo by: Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Lynn Miller

Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed with heart-healthy turkey, these stuffed peppers are both good and good for you!

All You SEPTEMBER 2010

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Cook time: 6 Hours
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.70


  • 1 pound Italian turkey sausage, removed from casing and crumbled
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 8 ounces mozzarella, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 6 bell peppers (any color), tops removed, hollowed
  • 1 32-oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan


1. In a medium bowl, combine sausage, rice, mozzarella and basil. Spoon mixture into peppers, filling each one about 3/4 full. Place peppers in slow cooker. Pour tomatoes over peppers. Pour broth around sides of peppers.

2. Cover and cook on low until peppers are softened, rice is tender and filling is cooked through (an instant-read thermometer stuck into filling should read 165ºF), 5 to 6 hours. Sprinkle peppers with Parmesan and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 421
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated fat: 8g
  • Protein: 32g
  • Carbohydrate: 36g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 94mg
  • Sodium: 1155mg

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Turkey Stuffed Peppers Recipe