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Keto Stuffed Bell Peppers

You have to try out these yummy keto stuffed bell peppers made nutritious bell peppers, ground beef and cheese. If you’re looking for a simple keto lunch, dinner or snack with only 1.8g net carbs, then you have to try these out.

keto stuffed bell peppers

 

Can I eat bell peppers on the keto diet?

Yes you can eat bell peppers on the keto diet. In fact, bell peppers are actually quite low in carbs and according to Food data central, only contain:

  • Green bell peppers – There are 2.94g net carbs in each 100g of green bell peppers.
  • Red bell peppers – There are 3.93g net carbs in each 10g of red bell peppers.
  • Yellow bell peppers – There are 5.42 g net carbs in each 100g yellow bell peppers.
 

Nothing beats delicious homemade cooking and this amazing comfort food recipe for stuffed bell peppers.

These peppers are filled with the mixture of ground beef, sugar-free tomato sauce, and some cheddar cheese for a classic dish that simply deserves to be a part of your menu.

Although this may look like a complicated recipe, I assure you that this recipe is as simple as it gets. You do not need to have any fancy equipment or cooking skills and the recipe is so simple even the absolute beginner can make it with astonishing results.

The recipe is also a great way to incorporate more veggies and fibers into your die if you fell like you’re lacking these.

And, lastly, this stuffed pepper recipe is a kid-friendly as it does not contain any spice or flavors that are too intense.

 

Tips and tricks

The meat – instead of beef you can use the mix of beef and pork in equal proportions.

The cheese – for a more gourmet version of this recipe top the stuffed peppers with mozzarella or brie cheese.

The tomato sauce in the recipe is there just to make the meat juicier. If you want to omit the tomato sauce, use the beef broth for simmering instead. It will do just fine.

Cooking – the cooking time here is 25 minutes. The peppers are just cooked enough, but if you want them really soft, cook the bell peppers for 40 minutes.

 

Ingredients for keto stuffed bell peppers

To make these low carb stuffed bell peppers, these are all the ingredients you will need:

  • 0.5lb. ground beef
  • 3 bell peppers, green, red, and yellow
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/3 cup sugar-free tomato sauce
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

 

How to make keto stuffed bell peppers

To start, first gather all your ingredients in one place and preheat the oven to 350F.

ingredients for stuffed bell peppers

 

Next, heat the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Then add the beef and cook until it has browned.

 

Then add in the onion powder, parsley, and tomato sauce. Stir well and simmer for 10 minutes, then season to taste.

 

Next, cut the bell pepper tops and remove the seeds using a spoon.

 

Once this is done, fill the peppers with the ground beef mixture and place the peppers in a greased baking dish. Cover and bake for 20 minutes.

 

Remove the lid or cover and sprinkle the top of the stuffed peppers with the cheese. Then bake for another 5 minutes.

 

When the time is up, then pull out of the oven and serve these keto stuffed bell peppers warm.

low carb stuffed bell peppers

 

How to store

To store the stuffed peppers place them in a fridge, in an airtight container for 3 days.  You can also place them in a freezer in an airtight container and up to 2 months.

 

How to reheat

To reheat these stuffed bell peppers, you can use either your oven or your microwave.

To reheat the keto stuffed bell peppers in the oven, turn your oven to 350 degrees F, place the peppers in for about 15 minutes.

To reheat in the microwave, place each stuffed pepper in individually on high heat for about 3 minutes.

 

How many carbs are in stuffed bell peppers

There are 1.8g net carbs in every serving of low carb stuffed peppers.

 

Best side dishes for keto stuffed peppers

You can serve these with many things such as:

 

More stuffed pepper recipes

 

Keto Stuffed Bell Peppers

Keto Stuffed Bell Peppers

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

You have to try out these yummy keto stuffed bell peppers made nutritious bell peppers, ground beef and cheese. If you’re looking for a simple keto lunch, dinner or snack with
only 1.8g net carbs, then you have to try these out.

Ingredients

  • 0.5lb. ground beef
  • 3 bell peppers, green, red, and yellow
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/3 cup sugar-free tomato sauce
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

    1. To start, first gather all your ingredients in one place and preheat the oven to 350F.
    2. Next, heat the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Then add the beef and cook until it has browned.
    3. Then add in the onion powder, parsley, and tomato sauce. Stir well and simmer for 10 minutes, then season to taste.
    4. Next, cut the bell pepper tops and remove the seeds using a spoon.
    5. Once this is done, fill the peppers with the ground beef mixture and place the peppers in a greased baking dish. Cover and bake for 20 minutes.
    6. Remove the lid or cover and sprinkle the top of the stuffed peppers with the cheese. Then bake for another 5 minutes.
    7. When the time is up, then pull out of the oven and serve these keto stuffed bell peppers warm.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1 bell pepper
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 266Total Fat: 14.8gSaturated Fat: 8.2gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 202mgCarbohydrates: 3.4gNet Carbohydrates: 1.8gFiber: 1.6gSugar: 1.7gProtein: 26.6g
 

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