stuffed sweet peppers

stuffed sweet peppers
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Thaw: in refrigerator for 2 days. Bake 375°F 55 mins to 1 hr

Ingredients

Peppers:
  • 1 1/4 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 cup unseasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 cup liquid egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 sweet peppers, halved vertically and seeded
Sauce:
  • 2 cups prepared marinara sauce
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning

Make It

To Assemble and Freeze:

1. Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine turkey, bread crumbs, egg substitute, diced onion, sage, thyme, salt and black pepper.

2. Fill each pepper half with an equal amount of the turkey mixture. Place in prepared baking dish.

3. In a large bowl, combine marinara sauce, tomatoes, garlic and Italian seasoning. Pour over peppers.

4. Wrap tightly, label and freeze for up to 1 month.

To Cook:

5. Thaw in refrigerator for 2 days.

6. Heat oven to 375 degree F. Bake at 375 degree F for 55 to 60 minutes or until sauce is bubbling, peppers are tender and filling registers 155 degree F on an instant-read thermometer. Cover with foil; let sit 10 minutes.

7. Serve warm with boiled new potatoes and spinach salad.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: Fat, total (g): 15, chol. (mg): 75, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 32, pro. (g): 27, sodium (mg): 955, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.