Keto Stuffed Bell Peppers

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This keto stuffed bell peppers recipe is very easy to make. It is filled with our delicious cajun ground beef and topped with melted cheese. With just 3 grams of net carbs and budget-friendly, it’s the perfect meal on its own or a side dish for meaty dinners.

Stuffed peppers.
Stuffed peppers.

This recipe is part of our ground beef recipe collection, where you’ll find other favorite dishes, such as our cottage pie and the full-flavored keto cheeseburger casserole.

Peppers can be stuffed with almost anything, but this spiced cajun ground beef version is one of our favorites with its unique flavors and mild heat. Try the cajun ground beef in place of our bolognese sauce with our stuffed zucchini boats recipe.

This stuffed pepper recipe makes 6 servings. One serving is one stuffed pepper (just 6g net carbs), but you can always eat more if you’re hungry!

Ingredients

Keto Stuffed Peppers Ingredients
Keto Stuffed Peppers Ingredients – tasty cajun ground beef and cauliflower rice
  • 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 1 small Onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of Garlic, crushed
  • 1 pound of Ground Beef
  • 2 tablespoons of Cajun Spice
  • 1 teaspoon of Salt
  • ½ teaspoon of Pepper, ground
  • ½ cup of Tomato Passata
  • 1 cup of Cauliflower Rice
  • 6 medium-sized Peppers (Capsicums)
  • 1 cup of Cheddar Cheese, shredded

How to Make Stuffed Peppers

How to make Keto Stuffed Peppers
How to make Keto Stuffed Peppers
  1. Preheat your oven to 200C/390F.
  2. Place a large saucepan over high heat and add the oil, onion, and garlic. Saute until the onion starts to turn translucent.
  3. Add the ground beef and saute until browned. Then add the Cajun spice, salt, pepper, and tomato passata. Mix well.
  4. Lower the heat and simmer the mixture for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat, stir through the cauliflower rice, and set aside.
  6. Prepare the peppers by slicing off the tops and removing the seeds and white pith from the inside. Sit them in a baking dish with the cut sides facing up.
  7. Evenly spoon the ground beef mixture between the peppers and top with cheddar cheese.
  8. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until the cheese has browned and the peppers are soft.
  9. Serve immediately.
Stuffed peppers.

Keto Stuffed Bell Peppers

This keto stuffed bell peppers recipe is very easy to make. It is filled with our delicious cajun ground beef and topped with melted cheese. With just 3 grams of net carbs and budget-friendly, it's the perfect meal on its own or a side dish for meaty dinners.

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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 peppers
Calories: 338kcal
Author: Matt Dobson

Unit Conversion

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons cajun spice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper ground
  • 1/2 cup tomato passata
  • 1 cup cauliflower rice
  • 6 medium peppers
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 200C/390F.Place a large saucepan over high heat and add the oil, onion, and garlic. Saute until the onion starts to turn translucent.
    1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 small onion, 2 cloves garlic
  • Add the ground beef and saute until browned, then add the cajun spice, salt, pepper, and tomato passata. Mix well.
    1 pound ground beef, 2 tablespoons cajun spice, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 cup tomato passata
  • Lower the heat and simmer the mixture for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, stir through the cauliflower rice and set aside.
    1 cup cauliflower rice
  • Prepare the peppers by slicing off the tops and removing the seeds and white pith from the inside. Sit them in a baking dish with the cut sides facing up.
    6 medium peppers
  • Evenly spoons the ground beef mixture between the peppers and top with cheddar cheese.
    1 cup cheddar cheese
  • Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until the cheese has browned and the peppers are soft.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

 
 
STORING: The stuffed peppers can be stored in the fridge for up to 4 days or frozen for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Pepper | Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 595mg | Potassium: 639mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1820IU | Vitamin C: 111.5mg | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 2.9mg

How To Store Stuffed Peppers

Store the stuffed peppers in the fridge for up to 4 days or freeze them for up to 3 months.

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Matt Dobson

I am the founder of My Keto Kitchen. I am a nutritionist, cooking enthusiast, and part-time Van Lifer! Along with a qualified chef, we have created a collection of delicious and healthy recipes.

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2 thoughts on “Keto Stuffed Bell Peppers”

  1. Excited to try these! Should the cauliflower rice be cooked, or will the raw riced cauliflower cook adequately in the oven?

    Reply
    • Hi Erin,

      The cauliflower rice is added raw and cooks when added to the meat mixture and also when baked in the oven 🙂

      Reply

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