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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Stuffed Peppers - Healthy Version

Serves 6 (or plenty for leftovers!)


3 lg green peppers
1 lb ground turkey
1/2 onion, diced
1 bag low-fat shredded cheddar cheese
2 medium cans tomato sauce
2 cups whole grain brown rice
crushed red pepper flakes
garlic salt

To Make:

Preheat oven to 375.  Wash, clean, and halve green peppers vertically.  Lay flat in 9x13" pan and set aside.  Cook rice according to instructions.  Brown meat and onions in skillet. 

Combine tomato sauce, red pepper flakes, garlic salt, rice, and meat.  Let simmer for 15 minutes.  (Optional - add a splash of red wine). 

Fill green peppers with cheese and then meat  mixture.  Cover with foil and bake at 375 until peppers are soft (appx 1 hour).

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