Air-Fryer Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers are a classic family meal--and they're fun to eat, too. Instead of roasting the sweet peppers in the oven, use an air fryer to get them crisp-tender but not soggy.

Servings: 3

  • 3 medium red bell peppers
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 12 ounces ground turkey
  • ½ cup cooked brown rice
  • ¼ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ¾ cup low-sodium marinara sauce
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese (1 oz.)
  • ¼ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (1 oz.)
  1.  Coat the basket of an air fryer with cooking spray. Cut tops off peppers and reserve. Seed the peppers and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey; cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 4 minutes. Stir in rice and panko; cook, stirring occasionally, until warmed through, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in marinara, parsley, pepper and Parmesan. Divide the mixture evenly among the prepared peppers.
  3. Place the peppers in the prepared air fryer basket. Nestle the pepper tops in the bottom of the basket. Cook at 350 degrees F until the peppers are tender, about 8 minutes. Top with mozzarella; cook until the cheese is melted, about 2 minutes more.

Serving size: 1 pepper

Per serving:

  • Calories 407
  • Protein 29.3g
  • Carbohydrates 25.6g
  • Fiber 3.8g
  • Sugars 7.3g
  • Fat 20.6g
  • Saturated fat 5.3g
  • Cholesterol 95.7mg
  • Calcium 171.7mg
  • Potassium 574.6mg
  • Sodium 340.1mg

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