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Healthy Chicken Stuffed Peppers

This recipe for healthy chicken stuffed peppers is such a simple and easy dinner idea. Made with brown rice, veggies, ground chicken, and marinara these stuffed bell peppers are easy to make keto or low carb (make without the rice).
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: bell peppers, dinner, ground chicken, red pepper, veggies
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 425kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 bell peppers sliced in half and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups broccoli chopped
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 cups marinara sauce with no added sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 cup part skim mozzarella

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Arrange the sliced bell peppers.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of avocado oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the ground chicken and cook. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add another tablespoon of oil and then add the onion and green pepper. Saute until translucent, about 4 minutes. Add the additional veggies and stir for two minutes.
  • Transfer the chicken and the cooked rice to the pan. Combine and add the marinara and Italian seasoning.
  • Spoon the mixture into each pepper. Top with optional cheese.
  • Bake at 425 for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.

Notes

 Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fat: 13g | Protein: 20g

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 425kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 736mg | Potassium: 1703mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 6534IU | Vitamin C: 304mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 4mg