Quick Turkey Peppers

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This quick dish came out of necessity, in the busy days following our Canadian Thanksgiving. It's simple and yummy.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 red bell peppers

  • 4 slices cooked turkey breast

  • cup finely chopped onion

  • 4 teaspoons pesto

  • 1 small head broccoli, separated into florets

  • 1 ½ cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

  • 4 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Halve peppers lengthwise and remove stem, pulp, and seeds; place cut-side up on a baking sheet. Lay 1 slice turkey inside each pepper. Sprinkle chopped onion evenly over turkey. Drizzle 1 teaspoon pesto inside each pepper half. Place a few florets of broccoli into each pepper; cover with shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until peppers are heated through and cheese is melted, about 10 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle each pepper with 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

316 Calories
20g Fat
11g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 316
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 504mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 138mg 688%
Calcium 102mg 8%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 459mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.