Supreme Pizza-ish Bell Pepper Cups

A fun twist on pizza to try this weekend!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 large Green Bell peppers, halved, seeded and cored.
  • 1 cup Organic-low sugar marinara
  • 1.5 lbs Cooked and seasoned 95-97% lean ground turkey breast
  • ½ tsp Garlic or onion powder
  • ½ tsp Italian seasonings
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 thin slices all natural low fat provolone or mozzarella, cut in half so that each pepper half only contains 1/2 slice – total weight 4 ounces
  • 1/4 cup sliced Mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup Tomato
  • 10 Olives
  • 2 thin slices Red Onion
  • fresh basil
  • thyme

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees f
  2. Halve your green bell peppers lengthwise.
  3. Place peppers in a boiling pot of water for just 3 minutes
  4. Drain on paper towels, then, lay them “cup” side up, on a flat sheet pan.
  5. Place a few Tbsps cooked turkey, and marinara inside each pepper.
  6. Place 1/2 slice of cheese on top of meat, then arrange desired Veggies on top of that.
  7. Bake in preheated 375 f oven for about 8-10 minutes…just until cheese is melty

YIELDS: 5 Servings

PER SERVING: 1 Leaner Protein, 3 Vegetables, 2 Condiments

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