Stuffed peepers with rice & ground turkey


  • 4 Green peppers
  • 8 mini peppers
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cups rice
  • 14 oz ground turkey
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp parsley & red paprika  – optional

Cut the top of the peppers as seen on the picture below. Put aside 4 green peppers and 4 mini peppers .
A27CEDEB-A1D5-435F-8769-EA529051C9FERemove the seeds. Cut in small pieces the  remaining peeper.
Chop onion in small pieces , similar size to peppers.
Put a large pan over a large size burner on a medium high heat .
Add oil to the pan.
Add chopped onion and peppers to the pan .
Sauté the ingredients for about  10 minuets. Make  sure that you mix the ingredients every 2 to 3 minuets, covering the pan in between .
After 10 minuets add the ground turkey.
Mix well and continue to sauté with the rest of the ingredients for another 5 minuets.
Add  rice , paprika, parsley, salt.

Use a small spoon to stuff the peppers with the mixture.
Arrange the peppers in a large pan as seen in the picture below. Put the remaining mixture all around and add water .

Put the baking pan on 350 degrees preheated oven.
Bake for 40 minuets and then put lossley  over the pan a pice of aluminum foil in order for the rice and peppers to don’t get burn. Bake for another 15 minuets. Take out of the oven .

A note to parents: This dish is a good way to introduce new vegetables like, peppers,  to the children. Serve them only the rice mixture. Since the peppers are cut in small pieces and are mixed with rice & ground turkey it will be easier for them to give it a try.

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