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Unstuffed Peppers Skillet


A simple recipe made in just under 30 minutes. This unstuffed peppers skillet is low-carb and made with riced cauliflower instead of white rice. The balsamic vinegar adds an extra burst of flavor.

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cooked ground beef, peppers and rice cauliflower in the skillet

The whole meal takes only seven ingredients and it’s cooked in one skillet; it’s—a win-win for a low-key dinner with fewer dirty dishes after.

Key Ingredients

ingredients for unstuffed pepper skillet

Ingredient Notes

  • bell peppers , diced
  • 1 pound of ground beef
  • 3 cups of riced cauliflower , frozen
  • 1 cup of cheddar cheese , shredded
  • 2 cups of tomato sauce (passata)
  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt

How to Make It

1. Gather the ingredients. Preheat the skillet on medium-high heat. Add diced peppers and cook till slightly soft and brown for approximately 2 minutes.

diced bell peppers

2. Add ground beef, use a wooden spoon to break large chunks into smaller ones, continue stirring for 2-4 minutes.

uncooked ground beef and peppers in the skillet

3. Add rice cauliflower, stir till soft, and not frozen anymore.

ground beef, peppers and rice cauliflower in the skillet

4. Add tomato sauce, stir and cover for 10 minutes. The mixture should slightly bubble while covered.

unstuffed peppers skillet in the pot

5. Once cooked, add salt and balsamic to taste, stir well, add cheese and serve.

Recipe Tips

Serve with a dollop of grass-fed yogurt.

Low Carb Unstuffed Pepper in the serving bowl

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skillet with cooked ground beef and bell peppers

Low Carb Unstuffed Peppers

Natalia-Flavorful Home
A simple recipe made in under 30 minutes. This unstuffed peppers skillet is made with riced cauliflower instead of white rice, ground beef, and bell peppers with some added balsamic vinegar for an extra burst of flavor. Takes only 7 ingredients and one skillet, win-win for a low-key dinner with fewer dirty dishes after.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 487 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 bell peppers diced
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 cup riced cauliflower frozen
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 cup tomato sauce passata
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Gather the ingredients.
  • Preheat the skillet on medium-high heat. Add diced peppers and cook till slightly soft and brown for approximately 2 minutes.
  • Add ground beef, use a wooden spoon to break large chunks into smaller ones, continue stirring for 2-4 minutes.
  • Add rice cauliflower, stir till soft, and not frozen anymore.
  • Add tomato sauce, stir and cover for 10 minutes. The mixture should slightly bubble while covered.
  • Once cooked, add salt and balsamic to taste, stir well, add cheese and serve.

Notes

-This dish is also tasty with a dollop of grass-fed yogurt.

Nutrition

Calories: 487kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 31gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 110mgSodium: 1515mgPotassium: 1233mgFiber: 5gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 2676IUVitamin C: 142mgCalcium: 273mgIron: 4mg
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Natalia is a recipe developer, food photographer, and home cook. She started Flavorful Home to document easy real food recipes perfect for busy families. She loves creating flavorful and nutritious meals while keeping the cooking process simple and joyful!

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