Pizza Stuffed Bell Peppers

Pizza Stuffed Bell Peppers

These pizza-stuffed bell peppers are just the thing when you crave pizza but prefer to avoid grains, carbs and excess calories. I love having them for lunch!

Pizza Stuffed Bell Peppers
 
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Recipe type: Entree, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Primal
Yield: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 medium bell peppers
  • 1 cup sugar-free pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded part skim mozzarella
  • Your choice of toppings (I used 4 slices uncured pepperoni)
  • Olive oil spray
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise. Remove the core and membranes.
  3. Layer the filling: Spoon 2 tablespoons pizza sauce into each bell pepper half. Top with 2 tablespoons mozzarella, then with 2 more tablespoons pizza sauce, and finally sprinkle the top with 2 tablespoons mozzarella. Add your toppings.
  4. Place the stuffed bell peppers on the prepared baking sheet. Spray them with olive oil. Bake, uncovered, until peppers are tender and cheese is melted, about 20 minutes. Allow to rest 10 minutes before serving.
Notes
Nutrition info does not include toppings.
Nutrition Per Serving
Serving size: One bell pepper (two stuffed halves); Calories: 294; Fat: 20g; Saturated fat: 7g; Carbohydrates: 13g; Sugar: 6g; Sodium: 604mg; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 16g

Pizza Stuffed Bell Peppers

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