Southwestern Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Ingredients

1/2 pound ground turkey
2 cups cooked brown rice (substitute quinoa to cut calories and carbs in half!)
1 cup chopped onions
1 Tbsp taco seasoning
1 can black beans (drained and rinsed)
1/2 cup frozen corn
1 12 oz jar of salsa
Olive oil
3-4 bell peppers
Shredded cheddar cheese

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Directions:

On stovetop, cook ground turkey in frying pan and set aside. In separate frying pan saute onions.

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Pre heat oven to 400 degrees. Cut peppers in half, removing seeds and cleaning inside. Lightly coat in olive oil and roast in oven 20-25 minutes until cooked through. Remove from oven and allow peppers to cool until you can handle them.

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In large mixing bowl, add taco seasoning, cooked ground turkey, sautéed onions, black beans, corn, rice, and salsa. Mix together.

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Spoon the filling into each half of the bell peppers. Cook peppers for another 15-20 minutes until peppers are cooked all the way through. Before removing from oven, top each pepper with shredded cheese. Remove from oven once cheese has melted.

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Top with sour cream or sliced avocado

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