Stuffed Pepper Soup | Kay's Clean Eats (cozy & delicious!)

Stuffed Pepper Soup

Stuffed Pepper Soup is everything you love about stuffed peppers in a cozy soup form. It is healthy, hearty, and downright delicious!

This stuffed pepper soup is truly a homemade classic. It’s cozy, delicious, and made with classic stuffed pepper ingredients like ground turkey, rice, tomatoes, and spices. This soup is easy to make and family-friendly! This is a fairly thick soup which makes it more like a hearty and filling stew. 

So its officially Fall, don’t get me wrong I love summer but Fall will always be my favorite season! Here in sunny California Fall weather has not hit, its hotter than ever, ha! But that does not stop the fall menu planning, just requires the AC to be on full blast. 

You will love how all the flavors of this soup come together, they blend so well, and the rice gives this soup great body and keeps it filling. If you looking to keep this soup low carb you can always add in cauliflower rice in place of the rice. Serve this soup with some grated cheese, fresh parsley, and avocado, YUM!

Ingredients for Stuffed Pepper Soup

  • ground turkey
  • bell peppers
  • onions
  • canned diced tomatoes
  • tomato sauce
  • green chiles
  • chicken broth
  • spices
  • parsley for garnish
  • white or brown rice
  • shredded cheese
  • avocado

How to Make Stuffed Pepper Soup on the Stovetop

  1. Heat oil in a pot and lightly brown ground turkey. Add in onions and garlic and combine, then add in spices and cook till turkey is brown. 
  2. Add in bell pepper and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes. 
  3. Pour in diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, green chilies, rice, and broth. 
  4. Bring to a boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer 30 minutes. Stir occasionally so the rice doesn’t stick to the bottom. 
  5. Serve with cheese, parsley, and avocado if desired. 

How to Make Stuffed Pepper Soup in the Crockpot

  1. In a skillet heat oil in a pot and lightly brown ground turkey. Add in onions and garlic and combine, then add in spices and cook till turkey is brown. Transfer it to the slow cooker.
  2. Add bell pepper, tomatoes, tomato sauce, green chilies, rice, chicken broth, and seasonings, give it a stir to combine and cover with the lid.
  3. Cook on low heat 6 hours.
  4. Once done, you could add more broth to make it a thinner soup. 

Tips For This Recipe

The rice in this soup expands the longer it sits. If your meal prepping it I would cook the rice separately and add it to each bowl when you reheat it. 

  • For a thinner soup, less stew-like, don’t add all of the rice and for a thicker heartier soup add it all!
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