Keto Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

Keto Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

 

Keto Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

Keto Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

These Mediterranean keto inspired bell peppers are stuffed with minced turkey, cauliflower rice, tomato and basil, topped with a sprinkling of tangy goats cheese. These bell peppers are a great lunch option if serving one pepper half or two pepper halves make for a filling dinner served with a green salad.
4.25 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Lunch
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2
Calories 398 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium red bell pepper (capsicum)
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper (capsicum)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper (capsicum)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 250 g minced turkey (ground turkey) thigh meat
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ small red onion finely diced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 medium tomato diced
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 240 ml chicken stock
  • 100 g cauliflower rice
  • 4 tbsp fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp goats cheese crumbled
  • salt and pepper to season

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F), 180°C (350°F) for fan assisted.
  • Slice the peppers in half lengthwise and remove the seeds and core.
  • Arrange the pepper halves cut side up on a shallow oven tray and drizzle with a tablespoon of olive oil. Season to taste.
  • Transfer the peppers to the oven to bake for 15 minutes.
  • While the peppers are cooking, heat the remaining olive oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the turkey, garlic and onion and cook until the turkey is browned all over.
  • Add the oregano, diced tomato and tomato purée. Stir well to combine.
  • Add the stock, cauliflower rice and fresh basil. Stir well and simmer for 5–7 minutes until the stock has reduced right down.
  • Divide the turkey mixture evenly between the par-cooked peppers and return to the oven to bake for a further 12-15 minutes until piping hot.
  • Crumble the goats cheese over the hot peppers to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 398kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 27gFat: 27gFiber: 3g
Keyword Bell peppers, carb dodging, dinner, gluten free, Goats Cheese, keto, low carb, main meal, Mediterranean, Stuffed, stuffed bell peppers, Turkey
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