Healthy Stuffed Pepper Casserole
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

 

The extra lean ground turkey breast makes this low calorie meal a winner for those who are watching their weight.  It tastes great too.  Everyone in the family will be satisfied.
 
PREP TIME - 15 MINUTES
COOK TIME - 1 HOUR 30 MINUTES
SERVINGS 4
 
INGREDIENTS
 
20 ounces extra lean ground turkey breast
1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 large bell peppers, chopped
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup long-grain brown rice
1 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese or Mozzarella
 
INSTRUCTIONS
 
Preheat oven to 350° F.
 
In a large, non-stick, high-sided skillet, add ground turkey and onions and season with salt and pepper. Cook, breaking up ground turkey, until turkey is cooked through and browned.
 
Add to a 9x13 casserole dish and add all other ingredients except cheese. Stir to combine. Cover tightly with foil. Bake for 75 to 90 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove foil, add cheese and bake for about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and bubbling.
 
Note: It is important to use long grain rice in this recipe. If you only have short grain, plan for an increased baking time to make sure the rice is tender. Using white rice will decrease cooking time.
 
Published on Milk Means More - United Dairy Industry of Michigan (http://www.milkmeansmore.org.)  Recipe by Rachel Gurks of Rachel Cooks.
 
April 1 - April 14, 2018
 

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