Jackie’s JACKED UP Stuffed Peppers!



  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1 chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 clove garlic (pressed)
  • 2 cups turkey sausage
  • 3/4 cup low fat mozzarella 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese combined
  • 4 large red peppers
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice (Optional)


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Sauté onion, garlic, mushrooms and green pepper until caramelized.
  • Mix in turkey sausage and cook until warm. (If you are choosing to add the optional cooked rice, mix that in after your veggies are cooked in a separate bowl, then stuff peppers and top with cheese)
  • Cut the tops off the red peppers, take out middle and stand the peppers upright on end.
  • Add 1 cup of sausage mixture to each pepper and top with ¼ cup cheese mixture.
  • Place peppers on cookie sheet and bake for 35 mins.


If you want to make this batch bigger and add a starch to your meal, try adding 2 cups cooked brown rice and mixing it in with your Turkey Sausage, peppers, onions and mushrooms before you bake!

If you like spice, try adding 1 tsp cumin and 1 tsp. paprika or a pinch of red pepper flakes!