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Ground cumin and fresh cilantro amp up the flavor of colorful peppers stuffed with lean turkey, tomatoes, and hearty chickpeas.
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 lb lean ground turkey
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, chopped
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1 (15.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes, drained
- 1 (8-oz.) can tomato sauce
- 1 c drained cooked chickpeas
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 peppers, halved lengthwise through stems
Heat oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey, onion, garlic, cumin, salt, and pepper; cook until turkey is no longer pink, about eight minutes, stirring often. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, chickpeas, and cilantro.
Dividing evenly, fill pepper halves with turkey mixture. Pour 1/2 cup water into six-quart slow cooker; arrange peppers in bottom. Cover; cook on low four hours until peppers are tender.
Per Serving: Calories: 330 Protein: 27 grams Fat: 14 grams (3 grams saturated) Cholesterol: 84 milligrams Carbohydrates: 24 grams Sodium: 1,094 milligrams Fiber: 6 grams Sugar 10 grams