easy unstuffed bell pepper skillet in a bowl topped with avocado slices and fresh cilantro
4.82 from 16 votes
Nutrition Facts
Easy Unstuffed Bell Pepper Skillet
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 148 Calories from Fat 19
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.1g3%
Saturated Fat 0.2g1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 129.5mg6%
Potassium 247mg7%
Carbohydrates 17.7g6%
Fiber 2.7g11%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 16.4g33%
Vitamin A 1410IU28%
Vitamin C 71.3mg86%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings:8 1 cup servings
Easy Unstuffed Bell Pepper Skillet
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins

Easy Unstuffed Bell Pepper Skillet is the perfect easy family dinner recipe!

  • 1 pound extra lean or lean ground turkey, chicken or bison
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder, divided
  • 3 teaspoons paprika, divided
  • 1 teaspoon oregano, divided
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced (1 cup)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced* (1 cup)
  • 1 small onion, diced (1 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 small tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 package SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Quinoa, Brown & Red Rice with Flaxseed (about 2 cups cooked rice)
  • 1 lime, juiced (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro for garnish (optional)
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.
  2. Once pan is heated, add ground turkey to skillet and season with a dash of salt and pepper.
  3. Brown turkey, stirring occasionally. While turkey is browning, cook the SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Quinoa, Brown & Red Rice with Flaxseed for 90 seconds in the microwave and according to package instructions.

  4. When turkey is completely browned, add 2 tsp cumin, 2 tsp chili powder, 2 tsp paprika and 1/2 tsp oregano; stirring to combine.
  5. Remove turkey from skillet and set aside on a plate.
  6. Spray skillet again with cooking spray and add the pepper and onion to cook for about 3-5 mins and until soft, add garlic, tomatoes and the remainder of seasonings; continue to stir and cook for about 2 mins and until all veggies have softened.
  7. Add the turkey back into the veggies along with cooked SEEDS OF CHANGE™ Quinoa, Brown & Red Rice with Flaxseed.

  8. Squeeze lime juice over the mixture and stir everything together. Taste and season with salt & pepper or other seasonings to taste. Garnish with chopped cilantro and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*Feel free to use any color bell pepper.
**If you enjoy cheese with meals such as this, feel free to add about 1 cup shredded cheese at the end or sprinkle cheese over the top of individual servings.

Author: Kim Lee
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Unstuffed Bell Pepper Skillet, one skillet dinner, unstuffed bell pepper skillet

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