Quinoa and Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

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Main Dishes
Serving size: 2 pieces
Recipe category: Main Dishes
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Difficulty: Easy
Calories: 358 (18% DV)
Fat: 11g (16% DV)
Carbohydrates: 39g (13% DV)
Protein: 30g (60% DV)
Ingredients:  Makes 6 servings (12 pieces)
1  cup
2  cups
1  tablespoon
1  lb.
1/2  cup
6  ounces
1/4  cup
1/4  cup
1/2  cup

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Combine quinoa and chicken stock in a saucepan, bringing to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer for 15-17 minutes and all liquid has absorbed.
Place bell peppers in a baking dish (halved and seeded) and spray with cooking spray. Set aside
In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat and saute thinly sliced garlic cloves. Add in chopped onions and let simmer for 2-3 minutes
Add turkey, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper to pan and cook until meat has browned
Add tomatoes and tomato paste, cooking until liquid has absorbed
Add cooked quinoa to meat mixture and stir thoroughly
Fill each pepper with the mixture and cook peppers for 30 minutes in the preheated oven
After 25 minutes, top with cheese and bake for another 5 minutes before taking peppers out
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