Paleo Stuffed Peppers

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My husband gets all the credit for introducing me to his delicious stuffed peppers.  His version includes rice and feta cheese like you see in the photo, but I’ve modified them a little to be dairy-free and grain-free for those with food sensitivities.  This is my go-to meal anytime I need a quick dinner that won’t take much time to prep!

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  • 4 bell peppers – You can mix it up by using red and orange ones for a little more flavor and color
  • 1 lb of ground meat – I’ve used beef, lamb, bison, chicken, and turkey with good results
  • 16 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp oregano

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Brown the meat, drain the grease, then set aside.  Add 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil to saute the onion and garlic until slightly caramelized.  Add in the meat, tomatoes and spices, and simmer for about 5 minutes until flavors are well-mixed.

Slice the peppers in half and remove all seeds.   Fill each half with the meat mixture then place in the oven for 30-40 minutes.

Optional: Top with cashew cheese, cilantro, and avocado slices.

Bon appetit!

Thanks for reading and I hope this helps you make an easy dinner sometime soon.


Dr. Fuhrman



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