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Ground Turkey Lasagna Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

If you like lasagna, you are going to love this. My family loves these Ground Turkey Lasagna Stuffed Peppers, because they are healthy, delicious, and you get to eat the pepper that holds the lasagna.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ground Turkey, Healthy Dinner, stuffed peppers
Servings: 8
Calories: 207kcal

Equipment

  • Sheet pan
  • Skillet

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers any colors will work
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce 26 ounces
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup skim milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Cut each green bell pepper in half and remove the seeds.
  • Lay the peppers on prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes in preheated oven.
  • In a large skillet, brown ground turkey and diced onion until turkey is no longer pink.
  • Mix in spaghetti sauce, Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes and let simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Remove peppers from oven and spread a little bit of ricotta cheese in each pepper.
  • Add a scoop of the prepared meat sauce in each pepper, then top with mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle fresh parsley on top.
  • Bake for an additional 15-20 minutes in the oven or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Notes

You can use squash or zucchini in place of bell peppers.

Nutrition

Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 699mg | Potassium: 667mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 3186IU | Vitamin C: 113mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 2mg