The key to these turkey stuffed bell peppers is finding non lean ground turkey. The more fat the better! This is one of my all time favorites meals - it is easy to make and very delicious. Bell peppers are also full of Vitamin A and C which makes it the perfect veggie to eat.

With less then 6 net carbs per serving this recipe should go to the top of your favorites list. Eat for lunch, dinner or a snack!

465 calories per serving (recipe makes 3)
Protein
27%
Carbs
8%
Fat
65%
Net carbs
5.8g
Fat
34.0g
Saturated Fat
9.0g
Cholesterol
137mg
Sodium
495mg
Carbohydrates
9.6g
Fiber
3.7g
Sugar
3.6g
Sugar Alcohol
0.0g
Protein
31.6g
Vitamin A
54%
Vitamin C
13%
Calcium
8%
Iron
14%
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Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Prep time5 mins
Cook time30 mins
Total time35 mins

Yields: 3 serving
Net carbs: 5.8 grams

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. 1
    Turn on the oven to 350 ° F before you start with the preparation.
  2. 2
    Mine the garlic. Cut the tops off the green peppers, remove the seeds and leave aside.
  3. 3
    Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the garlic. Allow it to turn light brown and then add the chopped onion.
  4. 4
    Stir for a few minutes, until the onions start to turn slightly golden brown in color.
  5. 5
    Add the ground meat and stir until the meat changes color.
  6. 6
    Youll have to break down the ground meat into fine pieces using a wooden spoon as the meat will turn lumpy at first.
  7. 7
    Now add the hot sauce, paprika, nutmeg, salt and Italian seasoning, and give everything a good mix.
  8. 8
    Turn off the heat and leave the meat filling aside.
  9. 9
    Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Stuff the green peppers with the meat filling until almost full.
  10. 10
    After 30 minutes, sprinkle cheese over the meat and put it back in the oven for another 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
  11. 11
    Serve immediately.

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Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers - Step 1

Mince your garlic and remove the tops off the green peppers, then remove the seeds and leave aside.

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Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the garlic. Allow it to turn light brown.rnStir for a few minutes, until the onions start to turn slightly golden brown in color. rnAdd the ground meat and stir until the meat changes color. rnYou’ll have to break down the ground meat into fine pieces using a wooden spoon as the meat will turn lumpy at first.rnNow add the hot sauce, paprika, nutmeg, salt and Italian seasoning, and give everything a good mix.rnTurn off the heat and leave the meat filling aside.

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Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Stuff the green peppers with the meat filling until almost full.

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After 30 minutes, sprinkle cheese over the meat and put it back in the oven for another 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers - Step 5

Let cool then serve! The perfect low carb meal.

Calorie Breakdown

This turkey stuffed bell peppers recipe has an estimated 465 calories per serving, with 3 servings overall.

Recipe Calories Fats (g) Carbs (g) Net carbs (g) Protein (g)
1 lb ground turkey 80% lean 960 68 0 0 84
3 medium bell peppers 71 1 17 10 3
2 tbsp hot sauce 3 0 0 0 0
1 clove garlic 4 0 1 1 0
2 tbsp paprika 38 2 7 3 2
2 tsp italian seasoning 8 0 2 2 0
0.5 tsp nutmeg - ground 6 0 1 0 0
1 pinch salt 0 0 0 0 0
3 tbsp. shredded mozzarella cheese 61 4 1 1 5
2 tbsp olive oil 239 27 0 0 0
Recipe Overall 1,394 102 29 17 95
Per serving 465 34 10 6 32

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