Delicious Keto Stuffed Peppers

Keto Stuffed Peppers

Keto Stuffed Peppers

This week we bring you another super simple traditional dish that we’ve Ketofied.  This week we present: Keto Stuffed Peppers.  They are super simple, delicious and another recipe that the whole family will enjoy.  Of course Stuffed Peppers aren’t a new dish, I used to make these before the Keto diet, except mine would be filled with meat tomato sauce and probably either white rice, quinoa or maybe even corn.  Most of those filler are higher and carbs so they aren’t good for a keto version of the dish.

We used a combination of two meats. Blending Italian Sausage with 80/20 ground beef.  For our recipe we are counting a serving size as a 1/2 of pepper.

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Keto Stuffed Peppers

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 291kcal
Author Sarah @


  • 1 lb Ground Italian Sausage
  • 1 lb Ground Beef 80/20
  • 1/8 cup chopped onion
  • 1/8 cup chopped bell peppers Just finely chopped up the tops of peppers
  • 5 Medium Bell Peppers
  • 1 Can Hunts Garlic and Herb Pasta Sauce Or any brand of very low carb tomato sauce
  • 1 cup Italian Cheese Blend (shredded)
  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese (shredded)
  • Garlic Powder, Italian Blend Seasoning, or other seasonings of your choice


Lets Prepare our Peppers

  • Cut off the tops of your Bell Peppers and remove the seeds
    Bell Pepper ready for steaming
  • Place your cleaned Bell Peppers in a casserole dish or a steamer dish.  Add a little water - don't cover them, just enough to be able to steam them when you add to microwave.
    Cover your peppers tightly with plastic if you are using a casserole dish; or seal in steamer dish.
    Steam in Microwave for 5 minutes!  Remove when done.
    Set aside your peppers for stuffing
    Bell Pepper ready for steaming

How to Prepare Your Stuffing

  • Cook your ground sausage and ground beef. Using a spoon break/chop the meat into very fine pieces.
    Cooked Ground Beef and Italian Sausage
  • Add in your finely chopped onions and bell peppers - incorporate well and let simmer
  • Add 1 Can of the lowest carb pasta sauce you can find and afford (we used the Hunts Garlic and Herb)
    Let your meat and ingredients simmer for 5 - 10 minutes *make sure that you have throughly cooked it.

Lets Stuff Our Peppers

  • Optional Step:  We like to set our peppers on a layer of meat at the bottom of the casserole dish - this is totally optional.
  • Begin stuffing each pepper.
    Stand and place each pepper in your casserole dish (the first one will be the toughest to get to stand up)
  • Pre-Heat Over to 375 Degrees
  • Generously cover your peppers with your Italian and Mozzarella cheese
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until done
  • Remove from stove and let cool for 15 - 20 minutes
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 291kcal



  • Makes 10 Servings
  • Serving Size: 1/2 Pepper
  • Calories: 291
  • Fat: 18g
  • Carbs: 8g
  • 3 Fiber: 3g
  • Net Carbs: 5g
  • Protein: 26.


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