Paleo Turkey Stuffed Peppers

  • prep time15 min
  • total time 75 min
  • serves 4 - 6

Developed as a healthier alternative to Sloppy Joes, these baked peppers are just as easy to prepare for a fast and filling weeknight meal.

Courtesy of Randa Derkson,, Terrace, B.C.

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Directions for: Paleo Turkey Stuffed Peppers


1 Tbsp (15 mL) olive oil

1 lb(s) (450 g) ground turkey

3 cups (700 mL) spinach

2 cups (500 mL) crushed tomatoes

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 Tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh parsley

1 Tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh basil

1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano

1 tsp (5 mL) sea salt

3 red bell peppers, stems removed, halved and seeded


1. In large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add turkey; sauté no longer pink inside. Add spinach, stirring until wilted

2. Stir in tomatoes, garlic, parsley, basil, oregano and salt. Simmer for 20 minutes.

3. Place on rimmed baking sheet. Divide turkey mixture evenly among pepper halves. Cook in 425˚F (220ºC) oven for 25 minutes, or until meat mixture has browned and peppers are tender.

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