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Sloppy-joe stuffed peppers with wedges recipe

Sloppy-joe stuffed peppers with wedges recipe

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Packed with herbed turkey mince and topped with melting cheese, these stuffed peppers are a dinner to look forward to. Serve with a crunchy raw slaw and crisp roast wedges for a family feast. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 40 mins to cook
  • 315 calories / serving
  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free


  • 600g potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 250g turkey breast mince
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 30g pack fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • 4 mixed cooking peppers, halved
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 50g lighter mature Cheddar, grated
  • 370g bag sweet and crunchy salad, to serve
If you don't have any Cheddar, try using another hard cheese

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    8g 11%
  • Saturates

    3g 13%
  • Sugars

    11g 13%
  • Salt

    1g 17%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 38.1g Protein 25g Fibre 6.8g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 5, 190°C, fan 170°C. In a large saucepan, cover the potatoes with cold water and bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 mins until tender, then drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tsp olive oil in a lidded saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion, cover and cook for 5 mins. Remove the lid, add the turkey mince and increase the heat to high. Cook for 3 mins, stirring, then add the garlic and tomato purée and cook for a further 2 mins. Remove from the heat and stir in most of the coriander and 4 tbsp water; season to taste. Put the pepper halves on a large baking tray and divide the mince mixture between them.
  3. Put the potato wedges on a separate baking tray and toss with the paprika and remaining oil; season. Bake the peppers and wedges for 25 mins, then scatter the cheese over the peppers and turn the potatoes. Bake for a further 10-15 mins until the wedges are lightly golden, the peppers are tender and the cheese has melted. Scatter the peppers with the remaining coriander and serve with the wedges and salad.

Freezing and defrosting guidelines (mince mixture only)

In order to enjoy optimum flavour and quality, frozen items are best used within 3 months of their freezing date. For more tips on freezing and defrosting food, read our article Love Your Freezer.

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