Stuffed Peppers Recipe – Ground Beef & Cheese

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This Stuffed Peppers recipe is filled with our delicious cajun ground beef and topped with melted cheese.

Stuffed peppers.
Stuffed peppers.

Peppers can be stuffed with just about anything, but this spiced cajun ground beef version is one of our favorites.

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This lstuffed peppers recipe makes 6 serves. 1 serving is 1 stuffed pepper (just 6g net carbs) – but if you’re hungry, you can always eat more!

Stuffed Peppers 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 spoons 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.

Stuffed Peppers - Beef & Cheese

These colorful Stuffed Peppers and filled with delicious our Cajun Ground Beef and topped with melty cheese. It’s a quick and tasty meal that’s easy on the budget.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 6 peppers
Calories: 338kcal
Author: Matt

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.
  • Add the ground beef and saute until browned, then add the cajun spice, salt, pepper, and tomato passata. Mix well.
  • Lower the heat and simmer the mixture for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, stir through the cauliflower rice and set aside.
  • 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.
  • Evenly spoons the ground beef mixture between the peppers and top with cheddar cheese.
  • Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until the cheese has browned and the peppers are soft.
  • Serve immediately.

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 for up to 3 months.

Delicious Keto Stuffed Pepper Recipe with Ground Beef and Cheese
Delicious Keto Stuffed Pepper Recipe with Ground Beef and Cheese

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2 thoughts on “Stuffed Peppers Recipe – Ground Beef & Cheese”

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

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    • 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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