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New Orleans-Style Stuffed Peppers

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  • 1 cup cooked Camellia Brand Red Kidney Beans
  • 4 large green peppers
  • 1 pound sausage, sliced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups water
Total time:
50 minutes
Prep time:
20 minutes
Cook time:
30 minutes
Serving Size:
1 pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Slice tops off of green peppers and remove seeds and white pith. Set peppers aside.
  3. In a large skillet, brown ground turkey, garlic powder, and black pepper for about 5-7 minutes.
  4. When turkey is browned, add rice, beans, sausage, and water, mixing well. Cover, and cook for about 7 minutes.
  5. Stir in tomato sauce, and taste for seasoning. Add salt and pepper if desired.
  6. Place peppers in greased casserole pan, and stuff with cooked mixture.
  7. Cook peppers for 20-40 minutes or until they reach your desired level of tenderness. Top with shredded Cheddar cheese.


Recipe by Ascension Parish ProStart School