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Spicy Southwest Whole30 Stuffed Peppers in a casserole dish

Spicy Southwest Whole30 Stuffed Peppers

Spicy Southwest Whole30 Stuffed Peppers! These are SO easy to make and perfect for meal prep. Make them in 30 minutes! Also Paleo friendly and gluten free! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 262kcal


  • 1/2 lb ground turkey
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 5 whole peppers
  • 1 Tbsp crushed pine nuts


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Cook the ground turkey.
  • While the ground turkey is cooking, cut the peppers in halves and clean out the middle of each one.
  • Set one pepper aside and finely chop.
  • When the turkey is almost finished cooking, add in the spinach and finely chopped pepper.
  • Add in the ground pepper, cayenne, paprika, chili powder, garlic, and cumin.
  • Stuff each pepper half with the turkey mixture and top with pine nuts.
  • Bake for 20 minutes (or until peppers are nearly soft).
  • Serve hot and enjoy!



Storage - You can prepare these peppers in advance (don't bake them) and store them in the freezer in suitable containers. You can also bake them and store leftovers in the fridge. Enjoy them cold with salad or reheat in the oven.
Serving Size - One serving equals two whole peppers (four halves).


Calories: 262kcal