Stuffed peppers are one of my favorite dinners to make. But when the weather gets cold, I just want to eat soup all the time! Who’s with me? So, this unstuffed pepper soup is the perfect cold weather food. Lean ground turkey, quinoa, fresh basil, and of course, peppers and onions makes into a super yummy, quick & easy meal.
Here’s the recipe. I hope you’ll try it for this week’s meal prep!
-1/2 cup uncooked quinoa or quick cooking brown rice
– 1 lb lean ground turkey
– 1T Olive Oil
– 2 large green peppers, chopped
-1 medium onion, finely diced
-3 cloves garlic, minced
-1 can (14.5 oz each) petite diced tomatoes
-1 28 oz large can of crushed tomatoes
-1 32oz container reduced sodium, chicken broth
-1T Italian Seasoning
– 1 tsp dried basil
– 1tsp salt (or to taste)
– ½ tsp fresh pepper (or to taste)
~In a skillet cook lean ground turkey and separate into small pieces. Salt and
Pepper to taste and set aside.
~ Put olive oil in a large soup pot and allow to heat up. Add diced onion and
chopped peppers. Cook till softened. Add garlic and stir. Add remaining ingredients
including cooked lean ground turkey. Cook for 15-20 minutes until quinoa is fully