Paleo Turkey Stuffed Peppers


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My husband and I have recently started to eat Paleo. Don’t know what Paleo is? Basically: eat what a caveman would eat, but these days it’s a little more gourmet. If you can grow it or kill it – you’re good. I made these Paleo Turkey Stuffed Peppers tonight for dinner and they were delicious. Plus they were super quick! Talk about an easy recipe and a low calorie dinner when you don’t have much time to cook.

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Paleo Turkey Stuffed Peppers

paleo turkey stuffed peppers

The original photo of this recipe from 2013, keeping it here to remind myself how far my photography skills have come 😉


  • 1lb ground turkey
  • 2 cups organic marinara sauce (I used Catelli Organics)
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 3 red bell peppers


Pre-heat to 450

Cook up the ground turkey and add marinara and spices. Let simmer for the flavors to incorporate. In the mean time, take the tops off the peppers, slice them in half and de-seed them.

Add spinach to turkey mixture and stir until wilted.

Distribute the turkey evenly to the halved red peppers and bake for 25 minutes.

*Update August 2015: I finally made the paleo turkey stuffed peppers completely from scratch and wanted to share what I did. Here is a printable recipe for you:

Paleo Turkey Stuffed Peppers


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1lb ground turkey
  • 3 cups spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp chopped basil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 3 red bell peppers


  1. Sauté the ground turkey, in olive oil, until cooked over medium heat. Add the spinach and stir until wilted.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients, except for peppers, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Cut the tops off of each pepper and remove the seeds and stems. Slice each pepper in half, down the middle.
  4. Lay the peppers down on a baking sheet and spoon the turkey mixture into each half.
  5. Bake at 425 F for 25 minutes.

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I have made many versions of this recipe, if you don’t have some of these ingredients – no big deal. Use whatever it is that you have on hand: carrots, corn, green peppers: it’s all good.


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31 comments on “Paleo Turkey Stuffed Peppers”

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  2. Made this recipe with ground moose instead of turkey and added mushrooms and it was Awesome!!!!

  3. This recipe is one of my favorite paleo recipes! So easy to make up after a long day of working and the leftovers tasted great for lunches too! I shared the recipe with my family and told them they have to make it! You won’t be disappointed!

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  5. I have a question, I am only cooking for one. Would these freeze well? They look so yummy.

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  7. I love making stuffed peppers and this looks so good! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Cook these tonight and they were absolutely delicious. Eating Paleo is easier than I thought. Everybody should definitely give these a try!!

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  10. These are good. Just wanted to add that there are a little more restrictions to the paleo diet than you mentioned. Like no grains and no legumes. Which means no beans or corn.

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  13. Looks delicious! I plan to make this tonight for my family and a friends family. I am wondering what temp to cook the peppers at and whether they will get nice and soft? Thanks!

    • I think I usually do 350 or 375. They’re usually good for 20 minutes I believe. Sorry I typing this on my phone and I’m trying to go off of memory.

  14. yummy these looks so delish thanks for sharing the recipe … i love peppers i will be making these for sure 🙂

  15. Love that these use turkey! I like it as a ground meat.

  16. We’re thinking about going more Paleo, and these stuffed peppers look like a yummy way to start! I hope you can stop on by and share this or any other recipe with us on Five Friday Finds!

  17. This looks delicious. I love that you can swap out with other ingredients. Thank you for sharing this recipe on #HomeMattersParty!

  18. These peppers look so tasty! Thanks for linking up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

  19. Do you have the calorie information for each half?

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  22. THIS IS THE BEST STUFFED PEPPERS EVER! this is the first time making a comment on recipe but I just had too!! My kids loved this dinner….they even asked for seconds! Thank goodness I doubled it! Thank you so much for sharing

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