Greek Stuffed Peppers
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Greek Stuffed Peppers

Prep: 20 minutes
Bake: 30 minutes • Serves: 4

1/2 cup pearled farro, rinsed and drained
2 large green bell peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
1/2 pound 93% lean ground turkey
2tablespoons Colavita® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/2cup chopped eggplant
1 can (14.5 ounces) Italian-style diced tomatoes with olive oil, garlic and spices
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1.Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare farro as label directs.

2.Place bell peppers, cut side up, on rimmed baking pan. In large skillet, cook turkey over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until browned, breaking up turkey with side of spoon; with slotted spoon, transfer to paper towel-lined plate.

3.In same skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add onion and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add eggplant; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes with juice; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in salt, pepper, farro and turkey.

4.Fill bell peppers with farro mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 30 minutes or until peppers are tender.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 

316 Calories, 15g Fat (3g Saturated), 53mg Cholesterol,
616mg Sodium, 28g Carbohydrates, 5g Fiber, 20g Protein