Foodie Tuesday – BBQ Turkey in Pepper Shells

Did you know that Go Folic! created a Savory & Soulful recipe brochure?    This recipe brochure has 7 different recipes.  Each features a different variety of beans and vegetables.   We recently passed these out at our events throughout San Francisco.  If you want a copy of it, you should come to our next event to pick one up.

Are you curious about what the recipes are like?  Here is a glimpse!

BBQ Turkey in Pepper Shells

201 mcg Folate (50% RDA)

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 (14 ounce) can low-sodium diced tomatoes
  • 1 (14 ounce) can low-sodium canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2/3 cup prepared barbecue sauce
  • 4 whole bell peppers (any color)


  1. Brown ground turkey in a medium skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink; drain excess fat.
  2. Add onion and bell pepper and cool until tender, about 5 minutes
  3. Add garlic powder, liquid smoke, tomatoes, black beans and barbecue sauce; simmer for 10 minutes over medium heat
  4. Meanwhile, cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds.  Place in a microwave safe dish with a small amount of water.
  5. Cover and microwave bell peppers on high until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  6. Remove peppers from dish and place on a large plate.  Spoon turkey mixture into bell pepper shells and serve.

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