Turkey Taco Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

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Anni Published: January 16, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Turkey Taco Stuffed Bell Peppers

Enjoy bell peppers in a more savory manner with this taco stuffed bell peppers filled with the goodness of tender turkey, beans, corn, and spices.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 32 minutes
Total: 37 minutes



  • 1lbground turkey
  • 1onion,diced
  • 3garlic cloves
  • 1canblack beans,drained, rinsed
  • 1canyellow corn,drained, rinsed
  • 1jarsalsa
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1tspdried oregano
  • 1tsppaprika
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½tspblack pepper
  • guacamole,to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Using a sharp knife, cut off the tops of each bell pepper. Use the knife to help cut out and remove the seeds and ribs from inside the peppers. Place the peppers in a lightly greased roasting pan and set aside.

  3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Toss in the onion, cumin, oregano, paprika, salt, and black pepper, and sauté for about 2 3 minutes until the onions have softened. Toss in the garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant.

  5. Move the onions away from the center of the pan to create an open surface in the skillet. Place the ground turkey in the center of the pan and break up the meat.

  6. Move the meat and onions to the sides of the pan to create an open surface again. Pour in the black beans, corn, and salsa, and stir the mixture until evenly combined.

  7. Spoon the mixture evenly into the hallowed bell peppers and replace the bell pepper tops.

  8. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until the bell peppers have softened and wilted slightly.

  9. Remove the tops of the bell peppers, spoon on a large dollop of guacamole, and replace the tops.

  10. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 179.62kcal
  • Fat: 5.09g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.27g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.63g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.18g
  • Fiber: 5.94g
  • Sugar: 3.71g
  • Protein: 16.31g
  • Cholesterol: 39.12mg
  • Sodium: 558.31mg
  • Calcium: 59.33mg
  • Potassium: 545.17mg
  • Iron: 2.31mg
  • Vitamin A: 32.86µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.65mg
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