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stuffed peppers

Stuffed Peppers

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 portions 1x
  • Category: Appetizer or entrĂ©e
  • Cuisine: Italian


A no beef version that is tasty, nutty and has a touch of heat to keep you wanting more.



  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/4 C chopped pistachios
  • 1 TBSP Dijon mustard
  • 2 Slices whole wheat bread
  • 1/2 C milk
  • 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 C parmesan cheese
  • 3 TBSP olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • fresh chives
  • 10-12 banana peppers


  1. Place bread in a medium-sized bowl. Pour milk over bread and set aside for 10 minutes.
  2. In another bowl, add turkey, eggs, chopped nuts, mustard and milk along with soaked bread.
  3. Mix thoroughly until well combined.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  5. Slice peppers in half length wise and remove seeds and stems.
  6. Coat bottom of 10x13 baking dish with olive oil.
  7. Stuff each half pepper with turkey mixture and lay pepper side down in baking dish.
  8. Continue until all peppers are stuffed.
  9. Cover peppers with crushed tomatoes and cover pan with foil and bake for 45 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat and sprinkle parmesan cheese.
  11. Garnish with snipped fresh chives.

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