Turkey-Stuffed Bell Peppers Tips
Should you precook peppers for stuffed peppers?
You don't need to precook the peppers. Older recipes for stuffed peppers began with boiling the peppers, and while some may prefer this method, the peppers become extremely soft after baking. Stuffing the peppers without pre-cooking results in a beautifully tender, crisp pepper that retains its bright color.
How do you cut peppers for stuffed peppers?
When cutting peppers for a stuffed-pepper recipe
, slice the peppers end-to-end and remove the seeds first, before stuffing.
Do you have to cook meat before stuffing peppers?
Yes! Precooking the ground meat is a must for stuffed peppers to ensure safe cooking temperatures
What do you eat with stuffed peppers?
A colorful salad is always a good complement to stuffed peppers. You could make a Crisp & Spicy Cucumber Salad
, or try one of these quick and easy side dishes
How do you make bell peppers taste better?
Personal taste should dictate what goes in your pepper stuffing and seasonings. Feel free to skip the onion if it’s not your favorite. Like more veggies in your stuffing? Add some diced, sauteed seasonal vegetables
.Research contributed by Catherine Ward, Taste of Home Prep Kitchen Manager
<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Some breads/bread crumbs are made with milk. To ensure this recipe is lactose-free, read the label or ask your baker.
2 stuffed pepper halves: 323 calories, 10g fat (0 saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 771mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 40g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.