Stuffed Peppers

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Oh what a whirlwind it’s been! Married Saturday. Moved across the country Monday. Transitioning to military life. Job interviews. Unpacking. Cleaning. (OMG I sound like a wife)

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So many ginormous life changes colliding at one time. I haven’t had a chance to catch my breath or COOK!!!

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Not that stuffed peppers are culinary genius or anything, but it felt blissful to chop up some crap.

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I rarely cook meat, but the husband (I can’t) is a carnivore so I am TRYING here.

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Easy, spicy, filling – what more can I ask for?

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A lil wedding sneak from our fab photographer, Lindsey Steff Photography.

Serves: 2 hungry kittens

Time: 35 minutes (prep + cooking)


  • 3 large bell peppers, halved
  • 1 lb. of lean, ground turkey
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp. of taco seasoning
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 can of corn
  • 1 cup of shredded Cheddar Jack cheese
  • 2 tbsp. of olive oil
  • S+P, to taste

How to:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Place pepper halves in a baking dish, drizzle with 1 tbsp. olive oil, bake for 15 minutes
  • While peppers are baking, heat 1 tbsp. of olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat
  • Add onion and cook until soft
  • Add turkey + S+P, cook until turkey is completely cooked
  • Add taco seasoning and stir to combine
  • Add black beans + corn, stir and let cook for another 5 minutes
  • Stuff cooled pepper halves with turkey mixture and top with cheese
  • Broil until cheese is bubbly, melty goodness
  • Serve hot!

Adapted from:ย


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