Quinoa, Turkey Sausage & Zucchini Stuffed Peppers

November 01, 2019 By: Comments
Tagged: Ground Turkey Ground Turkey. Intermediate Intermediate. Low-Carb Low-Carb. Cheese Cheese. Garlic Garlic. Healthy Dinner Healthy Dinner. Onions Onions. Affordable Dinner Affordable Dinner. Sunday Dinner Sunday Dinner. Sausage Sausage. Zucchini Zucchini. Healthy Healthy. Summer Dinner Summer Dinner. Bell Pepper Bell Pepper. Vegetables Vegetables. Turkey Turkey. Tomatoes Tomatoes. Quinoa Quinoa. Healthy Lunch Healthy Lunch. Heart Healthy Heart Healthy. Quick Dinner Quick Dinner. Easy Easy. Grain Grain.
15 Minutes
45 Minutes
Low-carb dinners are easy with stuffed peppers. Make this recipe that uses spiralized zucchini and quinoa for a healthy meal you'll want to make again!


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  1. In a large deep skillet, heat the canola oil until hot, then add the onions and cook for approximately 5 minutes, until softened.
  2. Add the ground turkey and cook for an additional 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the garlic powder, the red pepper flakes, the salt and pepper, the dried basil, and the can of tomatoes. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and the spiralized zucchini. Cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat. Add in the quinoa and stir.
  5. Using a spoon, stuff each pepper with the mixture and place them in a large greased baking dish. (You can use a Bundt pan; this helps keep them vertical while they’re cooking.)
  6. Bake in a 375-degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes until the peppers are tender.
  7. Remove from the oven and top with additional Parmesan cheese.