Taco Pepper Jack Stuffed Peppers
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups pepper jack cheese
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ½ cup greek yogurt
  • 8 green bell peppers, tops cut off and seeds removed
  • 2 cups enchilada sauce
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large pan, over medium heat, cook ground turkey until it is cook through and no longer pink. Stir in black beans, taco seasoning, and water. Cook for 5 minutes or until bubbly and mixture has slightly thickened.
  3. Remove from heat. Add 1 cup cheese, salsa, rice, tomato sauce, and greek yogurt. Stir until well combined.
  4. Stuff peppers with mixture. Pour bottom of a 9 x 13 with 1 cup of the enchilada sauce. Arrange stuffed peppers side by side in pan and drizzle with the rest of the enchilada sauce. Sprinkle evenly with the rest of the cheese.
  5. Cover tightly with foil and bake, at 400 degrees, for 40 -50 minutes or until inside is hot and peppers are cooked. Serve hot.
  6. The filling for these peppers can be made ahead of time and frozen. Thaw completely before stuffing peppers then continue with recipe. You will have to add another 20 -25 minutes of cooking time if the filling is cold.
Notes
Make Ahead Instructions
The filling can be made completely and frozen ahead of time. Thaw and stuff peppers the night your will eat them. Add 20 - 25 minutes onto the cooking time if filling is cold.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 stuffed pepper Calories: 380 Fat: 16 Carbohydrates: 41 WW Points +: 10 Fiber: 9 Protein: 23
Recipe by Organize Yourself Skinny at https://www.organizeyourselfskinny.com/taco-and-pepper-jack-stuffed-peppers/