Main MealsMia Zarlengo

One-Skillet Unstuffed Pepper (gluten free, dairy free, paleo)

Main MealsMia Zarlengo
One-Skillet Unstuffed Pepper (gluten free, dairy free, paleo)

A grain free twist on the classic stuffed pepper.

This is a super easy recipe for week night dinners or for meal prep work lunches! 

Enjoy! xx

Recipe

makes 4-5 servings. 

  • 1 lb ground turkey 
  • 2 bell peppers, diced or sliced into strips 
  • 1 bag cauli rice, pre cooked according to directions on package 
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced 
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce 
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp cumin 
  • 1 tsp chili powder 
  • Dash of cayenne 
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil 
  • Salt + pepper, to taste 
  • Optional: feta cheese 

1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large skillet over modem, then sauté onions for 3 minutes. 
2. Add peppers until soft, about 6-7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. 
3. Set aside onion/pepper mixture. 
4. Add the other tbsp of oil to the skillet, then cook turkey meat with seasonings. Once cooked through, add pepper/onion mixture and tomato sauce. 
5. Season with s+p, stir, and allow to cook for 3-5 minutes. Option to stir in cauli rice or serve everything over the rice. Optional: crumble feta over the top.