Low Carb Stuffed Peppers

Low Carb Stuffed Peppers

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Eileen Hineline

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@HappyCooking58

I love stuffed peppers but never made them myself and everyone tells me how easy they are to make. I found this recipe while searching many low carb lunches and dinners. Easy to make, delicious and healthy, so what's not to love?

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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps
    butter
  • 1
    red onion, finely diced
  • 4
    peppers, red, green, yellow, orange, choose what you like
  • ·
    1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 3.5 0z
    button mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp
    thyme
  • 2 tsp
    oregano, fresh/dried
  • 1 slice
    smokey bacon, cooked diced
  • 1 cup
    grated or shredded cheese
  • 8.5 0z
    canned tomatoes, diced

How to Make Low Carb Stuffed Peppers

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat the butter and fry the onion and garlic on a medium heat.
  2. Add the mince/ground beef and brown thoroughly.
    Add the remaining ingredients, and stir.
  3. Simmer on a low heat for 15 minutes to reduce the liquid and thicken the mixture. Stir occasionally.
  4. Cut the tops from the peppers,cut in half and remove all the seeds.
  5. Press the beef mixture into each pepper firmly, then place each one in an oiled baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle with grated/shredded cheese.
    Bake at 350F for 20 minutes.
  7. Nutrition Facts
    Stuffed Peppers
    Amount Per Serving (1 stuffed pepper half0)
    Calories 274 Calories from Fat 165
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 18.3g 28%
    Total Carbohydrates 6.7g 2%
    Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6%
    Sugars 4.5g
    Protein 21g 42%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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About Low Carb Stuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb



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