Did you know you can make slow cooker stuffed peppers? It is actually really easy so why not give it a go? These slow cooker stuffed peppers are really simple to make and can be enjoyed by all the family.

How to make these slow cooker stuffed peppers on healthy diets

The main calories in this recipe are for the cheese and sour cream. The sour cream is optional so don’t worry too much about that, you can always try my sour cream alternative.

The cheese can be swapped to a low-fat cheese if you or count the calories, points or syns accordingly.

Cheese is great for getting your daily calcium intake so don’t be too hard on yourself!

An alternative would be to reduce the amount of cheese in this slow cooker stuffed peppers recipe as it is quite cheesy.

If you follow Slimming World, Weight Watchers (WW), Noom or any other weight loss plan you can usually count the ingredients above. It is of course important to check yourself any plan you follow and remember all nutritional information and ingredients are found in the recipe card below.

Adapting the recipe for vegetarians and vegans

If you are a vegan or vegetarian you can simply use an alternative mince in the recipe such as Quorn mince.

Using a vegan cheese alternative and a vegan mince would make this easily a tasty vegan recipe. The only other swap you would need to make for a vegan or vegetarian is using vegetable stock instead of chicken stock.

turkey mince stuffed peppers
Turkey mince stuffed peppers

Making this recipe with Quorn

It is really easy to adapt this recipe to use Quorn, as a vegetarian myself I do it often. It is always worth remembering that Quorn often takes less time to cook when substituting it for mince.

Check out my selection of Quorn recipes, all perfect for all the family whether vegetarian or not, some are vegan too.

Quorn mince and chicken pieces
Quorn mince and Quorn chicken pieces
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Turkey mince stuffed peppers
Turkey mince stuffed peppers

Other recipes you might enjoy

If you are looking for more ideas of recipes like these slow cooker stuffed peppers with turkey mince then check out my turkey mince recipe guide for more ideas. If you have beef mince then this recipe would work well with that too, or why not check out my mince guide with recipes like taco beef stuffed sweet potato?

For other slow cooker recipes, I have a full guide of tasty popular slow cooker recipes with lots I am sure you will enjoy.

If you have adapted this recipe to be vegetarian or vegan, be sure to look at my recipe guide full of vegetarian and vegan recipes including some other stuffed peppers and quinoa stuffed peppers.

stuffed peppers with a cheese topping
Stuffed peppers topped with cheese

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Turkey mince stuffed peppers

Slow cooker turkey stuffed peppers

  • Author: JustAverageJen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 Hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 5 Peppers 1x
  • Category: Main meal
  • Method: Slow cooker
  • Cuisine: Healthy
  • Diet: Low Calorie


An easy recipe for slow cooker stuffed peppers perfect for healthy diets that all the family can enjoy for a tasty filling family meal.



5 large bell peppers (colour of your choice)

450g lean turkey mince

400g can of chopped tomatoes

450g grated Aldi Emporium spicy cheddar cheese with chilli

200g cooked brown rice

4 cloves crushed garlic

2 tsp chilli powder

1/2 tsp ground cumin

Salt and pepper

100ml chicken stock

Sour cream and spring onions for serving


Cut the tops off each pepper and discard stems.

Scoop out seeds and membranes and discard.

In a large bowl, mix minced turkey, tomatoes, 225g of cheese, cooked rice, garlic, chilli powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.

Spoon filling into each pepper, packing it in as you go and mounding the tops.

Pour the chicken stock into the bottom of a 6-litre slow cooker and place the stuffed peppers inside.

Cover with lid and cook on high for 3 hours or until the turkey mixture reaches 70°c.

Top with the remaining cup of cheese and place the cover back on top.

When cheese is melted the peppers are ready to serve. 

Garnish with sour cream and spring onions

Keywords: stuffed peppers, rice, healthy stuffed peppers

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