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Low Carb Stuffed Peppers UNDER 280 Calories

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time45 mins

A delicious and healthy alternative to traditional stuffed peppers. This recipe is low carbohydrates, low calorie, and easy for the busy beginner cook on a health kick!

 4 Bell Peppers
 1 lb Lean Ground Turkey
 12 oz Frozen Riced Cauliflower
 ½ Packet of Taco Seasoning
 1 cup Chunky Salsa
 1 cup Shredded Cheese
 1 ½ cups Onion (optional)

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.


Cut the peppers in half from stem to bottom. Remove the seeds and membrane. .


In a large skillet, brown the turkey meat.


Dice and add onion to the meat. (optional)


Cook the veggie rice according to instructions, then add it to the meat.


Stir in the taco seasoning.


Spoon the meat mixture into the peppers. Place the peppers in a baking dish with ½ in of water in the bottom. Put them in the oven for 30-40 minutes. Cook them longer if you like softer peppers.


Add cheese to the top of each pepper and cook an additional 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.



Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Pepper (2 Halves)

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 278
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.2g21%

Saturated Fat 4.8g24%
Cholesterol 90.7mg31%
Sodium 913mg39%
Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 11.3g4%

Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 27.8g56%

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