Friday, October 25, 2013

Stuffed Peppers with Turkey and Orzo


I love stuffed vegetables, whether it be stuffed zucchini or tomatoes,
it's fun and we tend to eat with our eyes first. It's a great way to get your kids
to eat their vegetables. These are stuffed with orzo and lots of cheese.


Serve these beauties with a side salad and breadsticks.

Stuffed Peppers with Turkey and Orzo

1 lb ground turkey
1 onion
4 to 5 garlic cloves minced
2 cups cooked orzo
1 large jar marinara sauce
1 cup shredded mozzarella
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
salt and pepper
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon italian seasoning

1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2) Heat a skillet with olive oil and cook onion until soft add garlic and coo
for about 3 minutes. Add ground turkey and cook until done. Add sauce
 and spices. Take off of heat and add cheeses. Stuff 6 peppers.
 Note - At this point I like to top each pepper with extra sauce and
cheese. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.


14 comments:

  1. I agree, stuffed vegetables are amazing. I love the way the veggie absorbs the flavors from the stuffing. These are so pretty

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  2. I love vegetables and sweet pepper in particular, it's full of vitamin C!!! Those photographs are adorable! Looks super delicious!
    Wish you a blessed day ahead!

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  3. YUM! This is EXACTLY what I'm craving. Veggies and something comforting. Yum!

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  4. I literally just caught myself making a slurp sound! :)

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  5. Look so yummy. Sadly, I cannot do tomatoes any longer. But, I have found a gf, tomato free philly cheesesteak recipe that we love.

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  6. I love how you put the tops back on in the pictures. SO CUTE! And sounds delicious!

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  7. Yummy. Sounds terrific!!
    xo Kris

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  8. Oh wow, I think I could eat this every night. This looks SO good!

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  9. Looks amazing. I've loved following you on Intagram. I get to see you even more!!! Well, the food you make and your precious daughter at least... :) Take care,

    Shauna xo

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  10. Val you're right - we do tend to eat with our eyes and these are beautiful babies! Love stuffed peppers and the turkey is a nice change from beef.

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  11. mmm this is the best comfort dish :) xo jillian - cornflake dreams

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  12. This is my type of meal! Looks delicious!!

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  14. I love stuffed peppers! These look delish! Thanks for the sweet bday wishes!

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