5 from 12 votes
Keto Taco Stuffed Mini Peppers- low carb with paleo option.
Keto Taco Stuffed Mini Peppers
Prep Time
6 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
31 mins
 

Keto Taco Stuffed Mini Peppers are low carb, gluten free, grain free with a paleo option. Mini bell peppers stuffed with taco seasoned ground beef and topped with optional cheese, olives,  sour cream or paleo sour cream.

Course: and low carb, and paleo version., Appetizer, keto
Cuisine: appetizers, Mexican, snacks
Keyword: keto taco stuffed mini peppers
Servings: 8
Calories: 132 kcal
Author: Stacey
Ingredients
  • 8 mini bell peppers cut in half lengthwise and seeds removed
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ½ lb ground beef
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning spice mix
  • cup tomato sauce
  • 3 tbsp water
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese *optional omit for paleo
  • 2 tbsp black olive slices
  • ¼ cup sour cream or paleo sour cream
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro *optional
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Slice each pepper lengthwise Remove seeds from peppers.
  3. In a 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is browned.
  4. Drain beef and return to the skillet. Stir in taco seasoning mix, tomato sauce, and water. Cook over medium heat 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Fill each pepper with beef mixture and place on the prepared baking sheet. Bake 13 to 15 minutes.
  6. Remove peppers from oven. Sprinkle with optional cheese and sliced olives and return to oven for 1 to 2 minutes, until the cheese is melted.
  7. Remove from oven. Top each with a teaspoon of optional sour cream and serve.
Recipe Notes

*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*

Yield: 16 stuffed pepper halves, Servings: 8, Serving Size: 2 stuffed pepper halves, Net Carbs per Serving: 3g, Amounts per serving:

Nutrition Facts
Keto Taco Stuffed Mini Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 8g 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.