Chillies stuffed with turkey







Cook Time

15-20 Min


  • vegetable oil for greasing
  • 4 large fresh green chillies
  • 100g/4oz low-fat Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 350g/12oz cooked turkey breast, cut into 1cm/1⁄2in strips
  • 100g/4oz plain flour
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 125ml/4fl oz skimmed milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 150g/5oz mature Cheddar cheese, grated
  • Preheat the oven to 230°C/450°F/Gas mark 8. Lightly brush a large baking dish with vegetable oil.
  • Slit the chillies on one side, remove the seeds and open out flat.
  • Fill each chilli with a mixture of the low-fat Cheddar cheese and turkey. Fold over the edges of the chillies, and put seam side down in the prepared baking dish.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the milk and eggs together, then slowly add to the flour mixture, beating until smooth. Pour over the chillies. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, and sprinkle with the mature Cheddar cheese. Serve hot.
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