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Here is today’s guest blogger, Sonya, from Parga’s Junkyard.  She’s got some great ideas for holiday cooking that isn’t the same ‘ol stuff.

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December 6, 2011

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Do you either host your own Christmas Parties and/or Open House or attend at least one during the holidays where you feel compelled to bring a dish? Do you like to find something new and exciting or do you tend to stick with the old reliable recipes your mother passed down to you?

Let’s face it, any Holiday Party is only as memorable as the food served! Well, other than the stories about who drank too much and who sat on who’s lap, that is! But what should you serve this year that will be the talk of the town as we round the corner towards 2012? What can you cook that will be any different from the rest of the parties and open houses your guests will be attending this year? Are you looking for some new recipes? Other than the usual and much used party crackers with pepperoni and cheese why not try some fresh new ideas?

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Low Fat/Low Carb Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients:

Servings:

4

Units: US | Metric

Directions:

  1. 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. 2
    On stovetop in a medium skillet or saucepan, sauté mushroom, onion, celery and garlic in olive oil until veggies are soft; remove from heat.
  3. 3
    Meanwhile, in a medium mixing bowl,combine ground turkey, egg, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
  4. 4
    Add sauté veggie mixture to turkey mixture; mix well.
  5. 5
    Stuff peppers with turkey/veggie mix and place in an ungreased shallow casserole dish.
  6. 6
    In a small bowl, combine undrained tomatoes and tomato sauce; pour over peppers to cover.
  7. 7
    Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and Italian seasonings; cover with aluminum foil and bake for 50 minutes.
  8. 8
    Uncover, sprinkle with mozzarella and bake for an additional 10 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and browned.