Turkey and spring green stuffed peppers  recipe

Turkey and spring green stuffed peppers recipe

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These meaty stuffed peppers make a satisfying lunch or dinner option, using lean turkey mince and plenty of fresh spring greens to make a healthy filling. With a little bit of cheese for a golden topping, they are easy to make and sure to be a family favourite. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 35 mins to cook
  • 210 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • 4 Tesco Finest ramiro peppers
  • sunflower oil spray
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 250g pack lean turkey mince
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 250ml chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp light soft cheese with garlic and herbs
  • 120g spring greens, sliced
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 50g mature Cheddar, grated
  • handful rocket, to serve (optional)

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    880kj
    210kcal
    11%
  • Fat

    8g 12%
  • Saturates

    4g 19%
  • Sugars

    9g 10%
  • Salt

    1.3g 21%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10g Protein 22.5g Fibre 3.9g

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. Halve the peppers lengthways and scrape out the seeds with a teaspoon (discard the seeds). Transfer to a lined baking tray (or two smaller trays). Spray with a little oil, season, then roast for 15 mins.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan over a medium heat and spray with the oil. Add the leek and cook for 5 mins or until softened. Add the mince and brown, stirring to break up any clumps. Add the mustard and stock and simmer for 2 mins before adding the soft cheese. Stir into the sauce until melted.
  3. Add the greens, cook for 5 mins, stirring often, until wilted and the sauce coats the mince. Stir in the lemon juice and season to taste.
  4. Pile the filling into the peppers, scatter with the Cheddar, then return to the oven for 20 mins until the cheese is golden. Serve up 2 halves per plate with a handful of rocket.

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The sweetness of Tesco Finest ramiro peppers makes this simple supper extra delicious.

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