Turkey & Mozzarella Stuffed Veggies

Vegetables are always a pleasure to eat, especially when stuffed with turkey and Mozzarella cheese. This recipe stars bell peppers, tomatoes and zucchini with a tasty turkey stuffing, which are then covered with a layer of melted cheese to make a delicious gratin. Ready in under 30 minutes!

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 25 min
Yields 6 servings
turkey mozzarella stuffed veggies
Vegetables are always a pleasure to eat, especially when stuffed with turkey and Mozzarella cheese, as shown in this video. This recipe stars bell peppers, tomatoes and zucchini with a tasty turkey stuffing, which are then covered with a layer of melted cheese to make a delicious gratin. Ready in under 30 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 3/4 cup (180 mL) baby spinach chopped
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) turkey stuffing leftovers or a mixture of cooked sausage meat and bread crumbs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) turkey cooked and diced
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) tomato juice or vegetable juice
  • 6 medium size tomatoes tops removed and emptied or 3 bell peppers cut in half and emptied or 3 zucchinis cut in half lengthwise, and emptied
  • 3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Mozzarella shredded

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C).

In skillet, melt butter over high heat, and sauté onion and garlic 2 minutes. Add spinach, stir well and cook 1 more minute. Stir in stuffing mix, turkey and tomato juice. Remove from heat.

Arrange tomatoes (bell peppers or zucchinis) in an ovenproof plate. Distribute mixture evenly inside vegetables.

Sprinkle with shredded Mozzarella and bake 20 minutes.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 154 Calories
Protein: 14 g
Carbohydrate: 9 g
Fat: 7 g
Fibre: 2.1 g
Sodium: 231 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 9 % / 101 mg
Selenium: 39 %
Vitamin C: 35 %
Zinc: 18 %
Folate: 18 %