Baked Sausage Stuffed Peppers
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Delicious dinner of cheese, meat and veggie. Healthy and low carb
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
  • 4 large green bell peppers
  • 1 C brown rice, cooked
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound sausage
  • ¾ cup grated cheese, parmesan, mozzarella or Colby jack
  • PLUS ¼ cup of additional cheese for top of peppers
  • Ground pepper or paprika for top of peppers
  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Prepare green peppers by washing and trimming the bottom so they will set flat. Slice off the top where it curves to the pepper side. Remove core, seeds and white pith. Place in crockpot.
  3. Dice onion and tops and bottoms of peppers.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in medium skillet and sauté onions and peppers until onions are limp but not browned. Set aside.
  5. Brown meat in skillet, until just cooked. Remove from heat.
  6. Add all other ingredients to skillet, cheese last.
  7. Scoop into peppers, about one cup of filling per pepper.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 40 – 45 minutes until peppers soften and can be pierced with a fork.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 pepper Calories: 639 Carbohydrates: 21 g Protein: 27 g
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at