Roasted Bell Pepper Bites

Serve as an appetizer or make a meal out of these delicious baby peppers loaded with ground turkey, cheese, sour cream, and salsa.

TOTAL TIME15-30 min.


  • 1 lb 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 onion, minced
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Cravings Restaurant Style Salsa, plus another ½ cup for topping
  • 21 mini rainbow peppers, halved and seeded
  • 1 cup sharp shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp light sour cream
  • 2 tbsp sliced black olives
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced thin (optional)
  • chopped cilantro, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line a large sheet pan with parchment paper (or aluminum foil lightly sprayed with oil).
  2. Spray oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add onion and garlic and saute about 2 minutes, add ground turkey, season with salt and pepper, and cook meat for 4 to 5 minutes until meat is completely cooked through. Add 1/2 cup Fresh Cravings Restaurant Style Salsa, mix well and simmer on medium for about 5 minutes, remove from heat.
  4. Meanwhile, arrange mini peppers in a single layer, cut-side up close together.
  5. Fill each with cooked ground turkey mixture, then top with shredded cheese and jalapeno slices, if using.
  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  7. Remove from oven and top with black olives, salsa, sour cream, and cilantro. Serve immediately.