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MEXICAN STUFFED PEPPERS

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

MEXICAN STUFFED PEPPERS

3 green peppers (I used pablano)
1T olive oil
1 small onion chopped
2pounds ground turkey
Salt, pepper, chili powder to taste
3 garlic gloves minced
4 T tomato paste
1can black beans rinsed (leave beans out for C1)
12 oz verde salsa
1 cup cilantro, chopped
1 cup cheese ( i mixed reduced fat with FF cheddar)
1/2 cup chicken broth

Preheat oven to 350
Cut peppers in half and deseed
Place chicken broth in casserole dish and arrange peppers then sit aside
Saute onions in olive oil till translucent
Add turkey till browned, drain
Add garlic and tomato paste and cook 3 minutes, turn stove off
Add salsa, beans, cilantro and 3/4 cup cheese, blend
Stuff the peppers
Cover tightly with foil and bake 40 minutes
Remove foil and sprinkleremaining cheese and return to oven for 10-15 minutes

Serve with sour cream, avocados (I used my fresh salsa and plain FF greek yogurt)

Made six large servings, approximately 340 calories counting garnishes



This was very filling and delicious!


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