Dinner Healthy Recipe Ideas - BBQ Turkey in Pepper Shells dish is colorful and healthy. You can save money by using all green bell peppers.
BBQ Turkey in Pepper Shells

BBQ Turkey in Pepper Shells Ingredients 

  • 3/4 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup low-sodium canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup prepared barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 3 bell peppers (any color)

How to make BBQ Turkey in Pepper Shells

  1. Brown ground turkey in a medium skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink; drain excess fat.
  2. Add onion and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients except the whole bell peppers; simmer for 10 minutes over medium heat.
  4. Meanwhile, cut the whole bell peppers in half lengthwise and remove the seeds. Place in a microwave safe dish with a small amount of water.
  5. Cover and microwave bell peppers on high until crisp-tender, for about 5 minutes. 6. Remove peppers from the dish and place on a large plate. Spoon turkey mixture into bell pepper shells and serve.