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Turkey Stuffed Peppers

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  Ground turkey sausage 3⁄4 Pound
  Tomato sauce with onion celery and green pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Quick cooking rice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Green peppers 2 Medium
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Shredded cheddar cheese 2 Ounce (Half Of A Package, 1/2 Cup)

For filling, crumble turkey sausage into a 1-quart microwave-safe casserole.
Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power (high) for 4 to 6 minutes or till no pink remains, stirring twice.
Drain off fat.
Stir in tomato sauce.
Cook, covered, on high for 2 to 3 minutes or till bubbly.
Stir in uncooked rice.
Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, cut green peppers in half lengthwise.
Remove and discard the seeds and membranes.
Arrange the pepper halves, cut side down, in an 8 x 8 x 2-inch microwave-safe baking dish.
Add water.
Cover with vented microwave-safe plastic wrap.
Cook on high for 3 to 5 minutes or till crisp-tender.
Drain pepper halves, cut side down, on paper towels.
Stir half of the cheese into the filling mixture, then spoon filling mixture into pepper halves.
Arrange pepper halves in the 8x8x2-inch baking dish.
Cover with waxed paper.
Cook on high for 3 to 5 minutes or till filling is heated through, giving dish a half-turn once.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 965 Calories from Fat 391

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.2%

Saturated Fat 16.9 g84.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 156.8 mg52.3%

Sodium 1220.5 mg50.9%

Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26%

Sugars 7.2 g

Protein 56 g112.2%

Vitamin A 38.4% Vitamin C 402%

Calcium 46.3% Iron 13.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turkey Stuffed Peppers Recipe