Stuffed Peppers with Turkey and Rice

Loaded with flavor, these tasty turkey-stuffed peppers make a healthy dinner or snack.


  • 6 red bell peppers
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 3 cups chopped Kentucky Legend Quarter Sliced Turkey
  • 2 cups cooked basmati rice
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F. Cut away top from each pepper. Scoop out seeds; discard tops and seeds. Set peppers aside. Spoon tomato sauce into greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish; set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss together turkey, rice, 1/2 cup of mozzarella, feta, walnuts, oil, lemon juice, dill, parsley, garlic, salt and pepper. Pack turkey mixture loosely into peppers. Fit stuffed peppers snuggly in prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.
  3. Cover with foil; bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until peppers are tender, filling is heated through and cheese is golden.

Tip: Substitute mint or basil for dill if desired.

Nutrition Information

Per 1 stuffed pepper
Calories 430
Fat 23g
Saturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 1510mg
Carbohydrate 32g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 10g
Protein 26g
prep time
15 MIN
total time
1 HR 0 MIN