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Low-Carb Easy Pizza Stuffed Peppers

No crust needed for these Low-Carb Easy Pizza Stuffed Peppers! This recipe delivers delicious pizza flavor without adding the carbs of a crust. These stuffed peppers can be part of a low-carb, ketogenic,  Atkins, diabetic, gluten-free, grain-free, or Banting diet. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian, low-carb
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 345 kcal
Author Annissa Slusher

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers Cut in half lengthwise, seeds and ribs removed
  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage (sweet or hot)
  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce (low-carb)
  • 8 slices provolone or mozzarella cheese
  • 16 slices pepperoni

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375ยบ Fahrenheit. Arrange peppers on a baking sheet. When oven is preheated, bake peppers for 10 minutes. After removing them from the oven leave it turned on for used later.

    Low-Carb Easy Pizza Stuffed Peppers-Peppers ready for baking.
  2. While peppers are baking, heat a skillet over medium-high heat. When skillet is hot, add the ground sausage. Cook sausage until brown. Remove skillet from heat. Drain out any excess grease.

    Low-Carb Easy Pizza Stuffed Peppers-browining the sausage.
  3. Stir the pizza sauce into the sausage. 

    Low-Carb Easy Pizza Stuffed Peppers-adding the pizza sauce.
  4. Divide sausage mixture among the pepper halves. 

    Low-Carb Easy Pizza Stuffed Peppers-Filling the peppers
  5. Cover each pepper half with a slice of cheese and two slices of pepperoni.

    Low-Carb Easy Pizza Stuffed Peppers-Covered with cheese and pepperoni
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 14-17 minutes, or until cheese is melted and slightly browned on top. 

Nutrition Facts
Low-Carb Easy Pizza Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 345 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 65mg22%
Sodium 845mg37%
Potassium 390mg11%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 950%19%
Vitamin C 182.3%221%
Calcium 250%25%
Iron 1.4%8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.