Healthy Stuffed Peppers

This Stuffed Bell Peppers with Ground Turkey & Barley recipe takes healthy, wholesome ingredients and turns them into a delicious, easy freezer meal that the family will love.

With a base of bell peppers stuffed with barley and ground turkey with flavors like garlic and parsley, topped with gooey melted cheese slices, it's easy to see why these have become a staple freezer meal in my home.

Healthy Stuffed Peppers with Ground Turkey & Barley




2 hours  10 minutes

8 servings


– Chicken Broth – Pearl Barley – Olive Oil – Garlic – Ground Turkey – Bell Peppers – Sliced Cheese

– Onion – Canned Mushrooms – Tomato Puree – Scallions – Parsley Flakes – Salt & Pepper


While the barley is cooking, heat the olive oil in a large skillet.  Cook garlic and onion until onions are translucent, then add turkey.  Brown and drain.  Refrigerate turkey until needed.

Cut each pepper in half vertically.  Combine barley, browned turkey, mushrooms, tomato puree, scallions, parsley flakes, salt, and pepper.

Stuff each pepper half and top with a slice of cheese. Place in freezer containers, using wax paper or parchment to separate layers. See post for printable recipe, storage tips, and cooking instructions.

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