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Stuffed Pepper Casserole

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: low carb stuffed peppers, stuffed pepper casserole
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 302kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
Stuffed Pepper Casserole - The flavorful ingredients of the classic comfort food, baked into a pan. This is an easy low carb casserole recipe!
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground sausage or ground pork
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 medium green bell peppers chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups riced cauliflower
  • 28 oz diced tomatoes two 14.5oz cans drained
  • 8 ounces mozzarella sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Heat olive oil in pot or skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage, beef, peppers, onion, and seasonings. Cook, stirring occasionally, until meat is browned; about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in the riced cauliflower and drained tomatoes. Spread mixture evenly into a 9x13-inch casserole pan. Top with sliced mozzarella.
  • Bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes or until cheese is beginning to brown. If needed, the casserole can be placed under the broiler for a minute or two to brown the cheese quickly.

Notes

The Italian seasoning can be replaced with 1/4 teaspoon each of the following dried herbs:
  • basil
  • thyme
  • rosemary
  • oregano

Nutrition

Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 582mg | Potassium: 432mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 348IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 2mg

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