Turkey Bolognese Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course All Recipes, Dinner
Cuisine 1:1 Ratio, All, Bodybuilding Friendly, Italian, Poultry
Servings 6
Calories 371 kcal


  • 1 cup quinoa cooked according to package directions
  • 6 large bell peppers (any color) cut in half lengthwise, stems and seeds removed
  • 20 oz 99% fat free ground turkey
  • 8 strips pre-cooked bacon chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups prepared marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup fat free evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup grated reduced fat mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Cook ground turkey and bacon until browned and crumbled; drain off any excess liquid, and return to heat. Add marinara sauce, wine, and red pepper flakes, and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in milk, Parmesan cheese, and quinoa. Simmer 5 minutes more, or until most liquid has absorbed.
  • Place peppers in a shallow baking dish, and fill with mixture. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Serve hot.



Calories: 371kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 36gFat: 12gSodium: 656mgFiber: 3gSugar: 10g
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