Healthy Southwestern Stuffed Green Peppers with Turkey

#Healthy #Southwestern Stuffed Green #Peppers with #TurkeyThese Healthy Southwestern Stuffed Green Peppers with Turkey are Healthy, and deliciously different. Made with ground turkey, rice, black beans, tomatoes, corn, cilantro and topped with a fresh salsa and Monterey Jack cheese I promise your family won’t be bored at the dinner table tonight!

Healthy Southwestern Stuffed Green Peppers with Turkey

  • 3 Green peppers halved, cleaned and seeded
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1/3 frozen corn
  • 1/3 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup cooked rice
  • 2 teaspoons Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground Sea Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon finely ground Black Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup favorite salsa
  • 1 tablespoon oil
#Healthy Southwestern Stuffed #Green #Peppers with Turkey
Healthy Southwestern Stuffed Green Peppers with Turkey


Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and sauté until onion is translucent, about 2 minutes . Add spices and stir to combine . Add ground meat and cook, stirring, until browned . Add tomato , black beans , corn , cilantro , and rice. Remove mixture from heat and set aside.

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees

Place clean green peppers that have had all seeds removed & have been halved , in a large steamer to steam 3 minutes or if desired longer . Remove with metal tongs and fill with meat and rice mixture. Place in oven safe baking dish . Top each one with salsa and cheese.

Bake on 400 degrees for 10 minutes.



  1. I had to pop back over to get the ingredients list for your Healthy Southwestern Stuffed Green Peppers! Can’t wait to make these!


  2. I have never met a stuffed pepper I didn’t like! Yours look delicious! I love the turkey, black beans and salsa in them! Great idea!


  3. Stuffed peppers are so versatile, I love your Southwestern flavors in this recipe. The family will definitely enjoy all the flavors. I’m going to double this and have extra for freezing which is a great idea now that summer is here. Thanks so much for sharing your delicious and flavorful recipe.


    • Thank you! About a year ago I had to stop eating red meat and pork —except on special occasions I try to avoid it .Healthy Southwestern Stuffed Green Peppers with Turkey was my way of enjoying my stuffed peppers without eating red meat . The other flavors really compliment the turkey as well.


  4. I’m obsessed with stuffed peppers and this is pretty close to one variation I make, but I love that you include salsa! I never would have thought of it but it sounds fabulous!


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