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Stuffed bell pepper recipe

Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

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Yield 4 +

Simple and delicious stuffed peppers with ground meat, onions, garlic, tomato, zucchini, and eggs are a protein-packed meal idea.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. 
  2. Brown meat in large skillet.
  3. When meat is partially cooked, add onion and garlic and cook 4 minutes
  4. Add zucchini and cook another 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Add tomatoes, eggs, and spices and mix well
  7. Cut the tops off the peppers and set them aside.
  8. Scoop the seeds out of the peppers and spoon the meat mixture into the peppers.
  9. Replace the tops on the peppers.
  10. Place the peppers in a glass baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 30-40 minutes until well heated and peppers are slightly browned. Keep an eye on them, this can happen fast.
  11. Top with avocado and serve with salad.

Notes

These are great portable meals, so make a double batch for leftovers!

This recipe makes 4 "adult" size portions; most kids probably won't eat a whole pepper. 

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 pepper

Amount Per Serving

Calories 345

% Daily Value

Total Fat 18.4 g

28%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g

28%

Cholesterol 150 mg

50%

Sodium 339 mg

14%

Total Carbohydrates 18.5 g

6%

Dietary Fiber 7.9 g

32%

Sugars 7.4 g

Protein 28.9 g

58%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by Wellness Mama® at https://wellnessmama.com/1618/stuffed-bell-peppers/