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Healthy Low-Carb Stuffed Pepper

Healthy Low-Carb Stuffed Pepper with Italian Filling

Fancy delicious low-carb stuffed bell pepper? In this recipe you will learn my secret to eat a delicious stuffed bell pepper with Mediterranean stuffing.
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Course: Appetizer, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Appetizers, Snacks, Stuffed Peppers
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 283kcal
Author: Ben

Ingredients

  • 4 green peppers - cleaned with seeds and tops removed
  • 50 gram onion - chopped fine
  • 30 gram green onion - chopped fine
  • 3 cloves of garlic - chopped
  • leftovers of the top of the green peppers
  • 450 gram minced turkey - or other meat of your choice
  • 200 gram tomatoes - cut into small cubes
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley - chopped fine
  • 1.5 tbsp Italian herbs
  • 55 gram tomato passata
  • 60 gram grated cheese - of your choice
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius (375 degrees Fahrenheit),
  • Cook the green onion and leftovers of the green pepper in a pan for five minutes, then add the minced meat and fry until brown.
  • Add the onion, garlic, tomatoes, parsley, Italian herbs and salt and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Let it cool down for 5 minutes and stuff the hollow peppers with the mixture.
  • Spread a tablespoon of passata on top of the stuffed pepper and garnish with grated cheese. Repeat for each pepper.
  • Put the stuffed peppers in the oven for about 20 minutes until the cheese has a golden brown color.

Nutritional value per serving

Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 765mg | Potassium: 713mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1346IU | Vitamin C: 108mg | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 3mg