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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


  • 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


  • 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.


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


Calories: 487kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 31gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 110mgSodium: 1515mgPotassium: 1233mgFiber: 5gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 2676IUVitamin C: 142mgCalcium: 273mgIron: 4mg
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