Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers

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I found a recipe for stuffed peppers done in the slow cooker but the filling didn't thrill me. I decided to use the method but change the ingredients. I'm always looking for ways to sneak more nutrition into my main dishes but my kids(even the adult ones can be picky)aren't often receptive. Spinach packs a lot of bang for the buck but it's on the "I don't eat that!" list. I learned long ago that if I grind the offender up into tiny pieces there is no way it cou

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1 pound low fat ground turkey
1 pound turkey Italian Sausage
1 cup cooked wild/brown rice blend
6 oz fresh baby spinach
1 onion, diced
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 tsp red chili flakes
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 1/2 cups marinara sauce
6 oz tomato paste
1/4 dry white wine
salt and pepper
2 tbsp olive oil
5-6 large bell peppers tops cut off and seeds removed
Place the spinach in the food processor and pulse about 12 times to mince. Place in a skillet that has the oil heating over medium/high heat. Add the onion, garlic, chili flakes, fennel, oregano, salt and...
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Nutritions

Calories
447

Sodium
1481mg
61% DV

Fat
23g
36% DV

Protein
23g
46% DV

Carbs
35g
12% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV