Stuffed Peppers with Turkey and Vegetables


These stuffed peppers with ground turkey are a great alternative to the beef and rice stuffed peppers.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hr


  • 4 green bell peppers, tops removed, seeded

  • 1 pound ground turkey

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms

  • 1 zucchini, chopped

  • ½ red bell pepper, chopped

  • ½ yellow bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 cup fresh spinach

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained

  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste

  • Italian seasoning to taste

  • garlic powder to taste

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Gather all ingredients.

    Overhead shot of measured ingredients gathered for stuffed peppers with turkey and vegetables

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  3. Wrap green bell peppers in aluminum foil, and place in a baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from the oven.

    High angle shot of peppers wrapped in aluminum foil in a baking dish

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  4. Cook turkey in a skillet over medium heat until evenly brown. Set aside. Heat oil in the skillet, and cook onion, mushrooms, zucchini, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, and spinach until tender. Return turkey to the skillet. Mix in tomatoes and tomato paste, and season with Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stuff the green peppers with the skillet mixture.

    Overhead shot of a pan with turkey and vegetable mixture cooking for stuffed pepper filling

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  5. Return peppers to the oven, and continue cooking for 15 minutes.

    Overhead shot of multi-colored stuffed peppers with turkey and vegetable filling placed in a baking dish

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  6. Serve hot and enjoy!

    close up on stuffed red, orange, green and yellow bell peppers with turkey and vegetables in a baking dish


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

279 Calories
16g Fat
10g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 279
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 472mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 31mg 154%
Calcium 83mg 6%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 657mg 14%

* 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.

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