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Keto Sausage-Stuffed Peppers

November 26, 2023  Happy Chef Avatar
Keto Sausage-Stuffed Peppers

Keto Sausage-Stuffed Peppers are a delicious and nutritious option for a busy weeknight meal. This dish is easy to make and full of flavor. It is hearty enough to satisfy the hungriest family member, yet still healthy enough to make everyone smile. And with only 11 net carbs per serving, you’ll be able to stick to your ketogenic diet without feeling deprived. This low-carb dinner option is perfect for any busy family trying to eat healthier but still enjoy great-tasting food.

Sausage-Stuffed Peppers is a classic comfort food that usually consists of bell peppers filled with ground pork or beef sausage. For this recipe, we are going to skip the ground beef and use ground dark-meat turkey sausage. The dark-meat turkey has a richer flavor that pairs nicely with the vegetables and spices. By using the turkey sausage, this recipe is much lower in fat and calories, and still maintains that classic flavor. This Keto Sausage-Stuffed Peppers dish is full of flavor and a great way to get in some healthy veggies.

This Keto Sausage-Stuffed peppers recipe is sure to become a regular in your meal rotation. Not only is it easy to make, it’s also surprisingly economical. One package of dark-meat turkey sausage is enough for two adults and two children, so it’s a cost-effective dinner option. This low-carb dinner rotates around tasty vegetables, lean protein, and a few ketogenic staples. It’s great for those nights when you need a hearty and satisfying meal.

This Keto Sausage-Stuffed Peppers dish is sure to be a hit with the entire family. Not only is it full of flavor and nutrition, it’s also fast and easy to make. So grab the ingredients and get to cooking.

Ingredients:

– 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
– 1 lb Dark-Meat Turkey Sausage
– 2 Green Bell Peppers, halved and seeded
– 2 Red Bell Peppers, halved and seeded
– ½ Cup Red Onion, diced
– 2 cloves Garlic, minced
– 1 tsp Dried Oregano
– 1 tsp Dried Basil
– 1 tsp Salt
– ½ cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
– ¼ cup Fresh Parsley, chopped

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and lightly grease a baking dish.

2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey sausage, breaking it up into small pieces with a spoon. Cook for 5-7 minutes until sausage is browned and cooked through.

3. In a large bowl, combine cooked sausage, bell peppers, red onion, garlic, oregano, basil and salt. Mix until everything is combined.

4. Spoon the sausage and veggie mixture into the prepared baking dish, dividing evenly among the four bell pepper halves.

5. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top of the peppers.

6. Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until peppers are tender and cheese is melted and lightly browned.

7. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve. Enjoy!

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