Baby Stuffed Peppers

Here's a great week night dinner that is on the healthier side and quite tasty if I do say so myself :)
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 mini bell peppers
  • 1 lb. ground turkey meat
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup of rice (cook with 2 cups water according to packaged directions)
  • 1/4 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup of mozzarella cheese 
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a medium size pot, boil water. In a smaller pot, cook the rice.
  2. Slice the mini peppers in half and scoop out the inside of the peppers. Place peppers in boiling water and cook for about 5-7 minutes or until soft. Drain the peppers and let cool.
  3. In a medium non-stick frying pan,  pour olive oil and begin to brown turkey. After 5 minutes, mix in all seasoning, garlic, and lemon zest. Once meat is cooked, set aside.
  4. Mix cooked rice, cooked turkey, crushed tomatoes, and parmesan cheese in frying pan and mix until combined.
  5. Stuff the peppers and place them skin side down. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and bake for about 7 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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