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Stuffed peppers with ground beef and cheese

Delicious bell peppers stuffed with spicy ground beef and plenty of cheese. An easy-to-make low-carb recipe that feeds the whole family, and looks pretty too!

Ingredients

  • 30 g butter, for greasing the baking dish
  • 4 green bell peppers
  • 4 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 650 g ground beef
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 200 g crushed tomatoes
  • salt and pepper
  • 225 g (475 ml) shredded cheese, divided
  • 225 ml sour cream or mayonnaise
  • 110 g leafy greens

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C. Grease a 9×12 baking dish.
  • Cut the peppers in half, lengthwise, and discard the seeds.
  • Place the peppers in the baking dish, and drizzle half of the olive oil on top of the peppers.
  • Heat the rest of the olive oil in a frying pan, over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic and fry until soft.
  • Add the ground beef, and fry until no longer pink. Then add the chili, cumin, salt, pepper and crushed tomatoes. Simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in half the cheese.
  • Stuff the peppers with ground-beef mixture, sprinkle cheese on top and place in oven.
  • Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese has melted.
  • Serve with a dollop of sour cream and leafy greens.