Give thanks for leftovers! These easy-to-throw-together stuffed peppers make the most of your leftover turkey by creating a whole new meal that’s delicious and nutritious. Bell peppers act as a cornucopia overflowing with ingredients that your oral and overall health will be grateful for.
Turkey is a lean protein that’s full of teeth-strengthening phosphorus.
Bell peppers are rich in vitamin C that can help protect against gum diseases.
Cheddar cheese contains calcium, which can make your tooth enamel strong.
5 large bell peppers
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups mushrooms, finely chopped
1 cup onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 cup brown rice, cooked
3 cups cooked turkey breast, cubed
½ cup tomato sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
Salt, to taste
1 teaspoon fresh parsley, finely chopped, for garnish