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Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

These Greek Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Peppers are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser! Full of bursting Greek(ish) flavors and super healthy, these are already a family-favorite in our house.

Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Keyword stuffed peppers
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 221 kcal


  • 6 bell peppers or field grown, any color
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 1/2 cup cooked quinoa Obtained by cooking 1/2 cup quinoa according to instructions
  • 1 onion medium
  • 3 Roma tomatoes diced
  • 3/4 cup kalamata olives
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil for cooking

Optional toppings

  • Tzatziki
  • Feta cheese crumbled
  • Cilantro chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. Line a larger baking sheet with parchment paper.

  3. Wash and slice the peppers in half. Remove the seeds and place the halves face up on the baking sheet.

  4. Cook the ground turkey meat in 2 tbsp olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until fully cooked. Break the meat into bits in the process.

  5. Add the chopped onion and garlic powder, cook for an additional 2 minutes, constantly stirring.

  6. Add the rest of the filling ingredients (quinoa, diced tomato, olives, dill, and lemon juice), stir and remove from heat.

  7. Stuff the peppers with the mixture.

  8. Transfer to the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes. For softer peppers, increase baking time to 40-45 minutes.

  9. Remove from the oven and either serve immediately or let the peppers cool down before placing them into your meal prep containers. These could be served either as is or with a side of rice, depending on your diet. As stated above, toppings are optional.

Recipe Notes

Serving size is 1 entire pepper (2 halves)

Nutrition Information  is a rough estimate, calculated without any additional toppings.

Nutrition Facts
Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 313mg14%
Potassium 694mg20%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 4220IU84%
Vitamin C 161.2mg195%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.