Stuffed Bell Peppers

on December 13, 2018

Nutrition per 1 pepper: 243 calories, 14 grams fat, 10 grams carbohydrate, 21 grams protein.


  • 6 medium bell peppers, washed and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 5 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3/4 cup marinara sauce, divided
  • 1 cup shredded cheese of your choice


  1. Cut tops off the peppers. Hollow out the inside and discard seeds. Chop half of the tops and set aside.
  2. In a skillet, sauté garlic in olive oil until fragrant. Add in chopped green peppers from the tops. Cook for about five minutes.
  3. Add in ground beef and cook until browned.
  4. Mix in diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, sea salt, and onion powder. Cook for five minutes.
  5. Stuff beef mixture into each hollowed out green pepper. Top each with 1 tablespoon marinara sauce and sprinkle with cheese.
  6. Combine the remaining marinara sauce with any liquid remaining in the pan used to cook the beef mixture. Pour into an 11×7 baking dish. Place stuffed peppers on top.
  7. Bake at 375°F degrees for about 20 minutes.

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