Yields 4 MetPro Servings Total (1 serving = 1 stuffed bell pepper)
MetPro Notes: Good option for those on higher phases (885+) with 3 meal carbs at dinner
MetPro Serving Breakdown:
Meal Carbs = 1
Veggie Carb = 2
Protein = 2
Fat = .5
- 4 Large Bell Peppers (any color), tops cut off & chopped, peppers hollowed out & seeded
- 1lb Lean Ground Turkey
- 1 ⅓ cup Cooked Brown Rice or Quinoa
- 1 cup Marinara Sauce (less than 40 cal per ¼ cup)
- 1 Yellow Onion, minced
- 1 Large Egg, beaten
- 4 oz Jack Cheese
- 3 Tbs Parsley, chopped
- 2 Tsp Tomato Paste
- 1 Garlic Clove, minced
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- ½ cup Water
1.) Combine chopped pepper tops with the ground turkey, cooked brown rice, ¼ cup marinara sauce, onion, parsley, tomato paste, salt, pepper, egg, and garlic. Mix thoroughly.
2.) Stuff each pepper with about ¼ of the ground turkey mixture.
3.) Pour ½ cup water into the bottom of the Instant Pot. Place a rack in the pot.
4.) Stand the stuffed peppers upright on the rack.
5.) Cover each pepper with ¼ of the remaining marinara sauce.
6.) Cover and cook on high pressure 15 minutes, natural release.
7.) Open the lid, top each with 1 oz jack cheese and cover until the cheese melts, about 2 minutes.