Ground Turkey and Pepper Saute

Looking for a simple, high protein, low carb dinner idea?




Cut up peppers and onions ( I used two green, two red and one sweet yellow onion)




Melt 1Tbsp Coconut Oil in Pan and saute veggies until desired tenderness.  Add ground turkey.




Cook thoroughly.  Raw turkey is bad turkey. 😉   Season however you wish.  I used Worcestershire Sauce, Garlic, Sea Salt and Pepper.  I added a little cajun seasoning to my own bowl for a little kick.   Next time I think I will throw in some jalapenos!









Simple Ground Turkey and Pepper Saute



In an effort to make dinner using only lean proteins and vegetables I created this little gem.

Don’t judge a thrown together recipe by it’s photos.  It really was good!   Good enough that I made a second batch a few nights later!

Again, sincere apologies for the less than appetizing photos, but if you are looking fora high protein, minimal carb dinner option, this is a definite YES in your recipe book.



Ground Turkey (Italian Style if possible)

2-3 peppers (sliced)

Half red onion (chopped)


Can of diced tomatoes

Can of diced green chiles

Worcestershire Sauce


Brown the turkey, add the veggies, season with Worcestershire sauce and a little pepper, cook until veggies are tender.






Better For You Stuffed Peppers




  • 4 Bell Peppers
  • 1 lb. 93% Lean Hamburger
  • Button Mushrooms
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can Black Beans
  • 1 can corn
  • Reduced Fat Sun-dried Tomato Feta Crumbles
  • 24 oz. Roasted Garlic and Herb Spaghetti Sauce
  • Reduced Fat Provolone Slices

Slice peppers in half, clean out seeds and boil until peppers have softened.




Meanwhile, saute onions and garlic for a few minutes, add hamburger and cook until nearly browned.  Add mushrooms and continue cooking until hamburger is no longer pink and mushrooms have softened.



In a large pot combine black beans, corn and spaghetti sauce.  Place pot over medium-low heat.



Combine hamburger mixture and feta cheese into bean, corn and red sauce.



Fill each pepper (heartily) and finish by adding a provolone slice on top of each pepper.  Place in 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes or until mixture is bubbly and cheese is golden.

Let sit for a few minutes, and then dig in!






Sometimes I add in cooked quinoa or rice into the mixture to add another layer of texture. 


Stuffed Peppers are versatile.  You can add in so many different ingredients to make it your own.


Do you have a favorite way to make stuffed peppers?