Slow Cooker Stuffed Red Peppers

Slow Cooker Stuffed Red Peppers
If you prefer these can be made in a conventional oven. See also recipe for Baked Stuffed Red Peppers.
  • 4-6 red bell peppers (depending on size of pepper)
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 ½ cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes, divided (look for brand low in sodium with no artificial ingredients)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced, divided
  • 1 TBSP dried basil, divided
  • 2 tsps dried oregano, divided
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  1. Remove the stems, seeds and tops of the bell peppers.
  2. Combine ground turkey (uncooked), cooked rice, 1 cup of the tomatoes, ½ of the minced garlic, ½ tbsp basil, 1 tsp oregano and onion in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Spoon an equal amount of turkey mixture into each pepper.
  4. Place stuffed peppers into the slow cooker cut side up.
  5. Combine remaining crushed tomatoes, remaining garlic, ½ TBSP basil and 1 tsp oregano to make a sauce.
  6. Pour sauce over peppers and cook on low for 6-8 hours until peppers are tender and turkey is cooked through.