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Weight Watchers Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers

Weight Watchers Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers

Weight Watchers Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers are a healthy and filling meal. Making stuffed peppers in the crock pot takes all the work out of this Weight Watchers recipe.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Jamie

Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet red peppers
  • 1 can 15 ounces black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup shredded fat free shredded cheese
  • ½ pound browned ground turkey 99% fat free
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain brown rice
  • 1 cup salsa hot or mild---however you like it!
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

Instructions

  1. If you haven't already browned your ground turkey, go ahead and do that now.  Be sure to drain off any excess fat to reduce the calories even more!
  2. Clean the bell peppers and then cut and discard the tops from the peppers.
  3. Go ahead and remove the seeds from the peppers and set the peppers aside.
  4. In a large bowl, mix the drained/rinsed black beans, browned ground turkey, cheese, salsa, rice, chili powder and cumin together.
  5. Spoon this mixture evenly into the peppers.
  6. Place the stuffed peppers in a 5-qt. slow cooker that is coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  7. Cook, covered, on low 3-4 hours or until peppers are tender and filling is heated through.

Recipe Notes

You can serve with some light sour cream if desired...just remember to count those sour cream points!
These are 5 Freestyle SmartPoints per stuffed pepper.