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Keto Stuffed Peppers

By Jason Fung, MD

Keto Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed with a chili cheese mixture that is low-carb, but still irresitable. It’s a fun take on stuffed peppers, which typically include rice or another grain. Be sure to top them with lots of cheddar cheese! Recipe from Delish
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 228 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 slices bacon cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • salt kosher
  • pepper freshly ground
  • 1 cup beef broth low-sodium
  • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes canned, drained
  • 4 bell peppers sliced in half
  • 2 tbsp green onions thinly sliced

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large pot over medium heat, add bacon and cook until crispy, 8 minutes. Drain on a paper towel–lined plate.
  • Add onion to pot and cook until soft, 5 minutes. Add beef and cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon until no longer pink, 7 minutes. Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, and paprika. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add broth and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer until slightly thickened, 20 minutes.
  • Place bell pepper halves in a large baking dish and fill with chili. Top with cheddar and bacon and bake until cheese is melty and peppers are softened, about 30 minutes.
  • Garnish with green onions before serving.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Keto Stuffed Peppers
Amount per Serving
Calories
228
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
16
g
25
%
Saturated Fat
 
6
g
38
%
Cholesterol
 
48
mg
16
%
Sodium
 
248
mg
11
%
Potassium
 
452
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
7
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
13
g
26
%
Vitamin A
 
2260
IU
45
%
Vitamin C
 
82
mg
99
%
Calcium
 
44
mg
4
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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