Fiesta Stuffed Bell Peppers

Apr 24, 2019 | Recipes | 0 comments

prepared peppers

stuffed peppers in pan




~4 large bell peppers

~16 oz ground turkey, browned and seasoned

  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. chili powder

~2 cups quinoa, cooked

~15 oz. can black beans

~15 oz can diced tomatoes*

~2 green onions

  • 2 T nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. chili powder


  1. Pre heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cook quinoa according to package directions and set aside.
  3. Brown ground turkey and season with salt, onion, garlic, cumin, paprika and chili powder.
  4. Prepare the peppers.  Cut in half, remove stems, seeds and ribs.
  5. Rinse and drain black beans, drain tomatoes and slice green onions.
  6. In a large mixing bowl, add cooked quinoa, black beans, tomatoes, green onions, nutritional yeast and seasonings.
  7. Stir to combine.  Add more seasonings, if desired.
  8. Place peppers in a 9×13 baking dish and fill them with the turkey/quinoa filling.
  9. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until peppers are cooked to your preference.
  10. Serve with any desired toppings. (guacamole, salsa, hot sauce, etc)


*You can use fresh diced tomatoes or salsa in place of canned diced tomatoes.


~Nutritional yeast is used to add a cheese flavor for those avoiding dairy products.

~You may choose to use a ready-made taco seasoning rather than the individual seasonings.


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