Quinoa, Turkey Sausage & Zucchini Stuffed Peppers


July 15, 2019 By:
Tagged: Ground Turkey Ground Turkey. Low-Carb Low-Carb. Healthy Dinner Healthy Dinner. Tomatoes Tomatoes. Affordable Dinner Affordable Dinner. Sunday Dinner Sunday Dinner. Recipes, Easy Recipes, Easy. Sausage Sausage. Zucchini Zucchini. Summer Dinner Summer Dinner. Healthy Healthy. Bell Pepper Bell Pepper. Vegetables Vegetables. Quinoa Quinoa. Healthy Lunch Healthy Lunch. Dinner Dinner. Heart Healthy Heart Healthy. Onions Onions. Cheese Cheese. Quick Dinner Quick Dinner. Garlic Garlic. Easy Easy. Grain Grain.
Prep:
15 Minutes
Cook:
45 Minutes
Serves:
6
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!

Ingredients

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Directions

  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.