Turkey-Stuffed Peppers
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Turkey-Stuffed Peppers

Turkey-Stuffed Peppers

with Rice and Cheddar Cheese

You could make this recipe without stuffing the poblanos and it would still be delicious—the turkey, corn, rice, and cheddar filling is a splendid meal in its own right. But would it be just as fun? Probably not. Something about having all that goodness inside a warm pepper package makes it feel like you’re piloting a raft down a river of flavor. (Kids and kids at heart who like to play pretend with their food—this one’s for you.)


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time30 minutes
Prep Time


serving amount

½ cup

Jasmine Rice

2 unit

Poblano Pepper

1 unit

Yellow Onion

¼ ounce


7.5 ounce


1 unit


10 ounce

Ground Turkey

1 teaspoon

Dried Oregano

1 tablespoon

Southwest Spice Blend

1 unit

Chicken Stock Concentrate

½ can

Diced Tomatoes

½ cup

Cheddar Cheese

(Contains Milk)

2 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

Not included in your delivery

2 teaspoon

Olive Oil




Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3305 kJ
Calories790 kcal
Fat32 g
Saturated Fat11 g
Carbohydrate83 g
Sugar11 g
Dietary Fiber11 g
Protein46 g
Cholesterol140 mg
Sodium500 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Small pot
Baking Sheet
Large Pan


Preheat and Cook Rice

Adjust rack to middle position and preheat oven to 450 degrees. Bring 1 cup water and a pinch of salt to a boil in a small pot. Once boiling, add rice to pot. Cover, lower heat, and reduce to a gentle simmer. Cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Keep covered off heat until it’s time for step 5.

Roast Peppers

Wash and dry all produce. Halve poblanos lengthwise, removing stems and seeds. Place skin-side down on a baking sheet. Roast in oven until blistered and softened, about 15 minutes. Once done, remove from oven and set aside to cool. Preheat broiler to high.

Prep and Cook Onion

Meanwhile, peel, halve, and finely chop onion. Roughly chop cilantro. Drain half the corn from container (use the rest as you like). Halve lime; cut one half into wedges. Heat a large drizzle of olive oil in a large, tall-sided pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, tossing, until softened, 3-4 minutes.

Start Filling

Add turkey, oregano, and Southwest spice to pan with onion, breaking up meat into pieces. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until lightly browned, 4-5 minutes. Add stock concentrate, half the tomatoes from can, drained corn, and ¼ cup water (use the rest of the tomatoes as you like). Lower heat to medium and let simmer until thickened slightly, 2-3 minutes.

Stuff and Broil Peppers

Add cooked rice to pan with filling, stirring to combine, followed by half the cheddar. Season with salt, pepper, and a squeeze or two of lime (to taste). Fill poblano halves on baking sheet with as much filling as will fit (you’ll have some left over). Sprinkle remaining cheddar over top. Broil until cheddar is melted and browned in spots, 2-3 minutes.

Plate and Serve

Divide remaining filling between plates, then add 2 stuffed pepper halves to each plate. Sprinkle cilantro over top and dollop with sour cream. Serve with lime wedges on the side for squeezing over.