Slow Cooker

California Turkey Stuffed Peppers

with tortilla strips and guacamole

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 3 Green Bell Peppers
  • 16 fl. oz. Tomato Sauce
  • 15½ oz. Black Beans
  • 12 oz. Guacamole
  • 12 oz. Ground Turkey
  • 8 oz. Mirepoix Blend
  • ¾ cup Parboiled Rice
  • Info
    3 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • 1 oz. Tortilla Strips
  • 3 Tbsp. Taco Seasoning
Contains: FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Blue No. 2, and FD&C Red No. 40
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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Wire-Mesh Strainer
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Drain black beans and rinse in a wire-mesh strainer.

    Halve green bell peppers, stem, and remove ribs and seeds.

    In a mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, seasoning blend, rice, and 3/4 cup water. Mix thoroughly until mixture forms a sticky paste. Don't worry if it seems like too much water; mixture will absorb liquid. Keep stirring!

    Fill pepper halves evenly with ground turkey mixture.

  2. 2

    Cook the Meal

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. Fold top edges in before putting on lid.

    Add mirepoix blend, 1/4 cup water, 1 tsp. salt, and 1/2 tsp. pepper to clean slow cooker. Top with stuffed peppers, filling-side up, then black beans and tomato sauce.

    Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until turkey reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 4 hours.

  3. 3

    Add the Cheese

    When peppers have ten more minutes to cook, top with cheese. Cover again, and cook until melted.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping with guacamole and tortilla strips. Bon appétit!

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