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4 Delicious Healthy Stuffed Peppers | Quick Breakfast & Lunch

Give these super-easy, healthy stuffed peppers a go for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Peppers make the ultimate tasty carb swap-out to stuff with all your favourite fillings. Check out our 4 favourite healthy stuffed peppers – perfect for any time of the day.

1. Sausage & Egg Breakfast Sandwich Stuffed Peppers

breakfast stuffed peppers

Ingredients

  • 2 large bell peppers, tops and seeds removed
  • 75g lean pork mince
  • Seasoning and spices: ½ tsp. garlic powder, ¼ tsp. salt, ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 30g mushrooms (sliced)
  • 30ml tomato sauce
  • 2 eggs

Method

1. In a bowl, combine the pork mince, mushrooms, tomato sauce and spices, then spoon the mixture into the peppers, leaving a third of the space free to add the eggs.

2. Bake at 180°C for 20 minutes, then crack an egg into each pepper. Grill on a medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until the egg is cooked to your liking.

2. Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Peppers

pizza stuffed peppers

Ingredients

  • 2 large bell peppers, tops and seeds removed
  • 100ml tomato passata
  • 50g High Protein Pasta (cooked according to instructions)
  • 50g mini pepperoni slices
  • Seasoning and herbs: ¼ tsp salt, ¼ tsp. pepper, ½ tsp. dried basil
  • 100g High Protein Cheese

Method

1. Combine passata, cooked pasta, half of the pepperoni slices and half of the cheese in a bowl and spoon into peppers.

2. Bake at 180°C for 20 minutes, then add the remaining grated cheese and pepperoni and grill on high for 2-3 minutes.


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3. Ultimate Burrito Stuffed Peppers

rice stuffed peppers

Ingredients

  • 2 large bell peppers, tops and seeds removed
  • 50g long grain rice (cooked according to instructions)
  • 1 chicken breast (cooked and chopped)
  • 2 tbsp. tomato salsa
  • 50g black beans
  • 1 sachet fajita spice (or to make your own, combine ½ tsp. paprika, ½ tsp. onion powder, ½ tsp. garlic powder, ¼ tsp. salt, ¼ tsp. pepper)
  • Handful pickled jalapenos + 1 tbsp. brine
  • Dollop soured cream

Method

1. Combine cooked rice, chicken, salsa, black beans and spices in a bowl and spoon into the peppers.

2. Bake at 180°C for 20 minutes, then top with soured cream and extra jalapenos.

4. Chilli Cheese Stuffed Peppers

chilli stuffed peppers

Ingredients

  • 2 large bell peppers, tops and seeds removed
  • 100g lean beef mince
  • 100ml tomato passata
  • 30g kidney beans
  • 1-2 tsp. hot chilli sauce
  • Seasoning and spices: ½ tsp. cumin, ¼ tsp. salt, ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 50g High Protein Cheese (grated)

Method

1. Combine all ingredients except the cheese in a bowl and spoon into peppers.

2. Bake at 180°C for 20 minutes, add the grated cheese and grill on high for 2-3 minutes.


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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer is our qualified AfN nutritionist, inspiring you with her tried-and-tested recipes and handy food hacks. She loves hill walking and cycling, loathes bad science, and loves proving healthy eating doesn’t equal plain, boring, and a lifetime of hunger.


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