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Whole30 Stuffed Peppers

4.59 from 34 votes
Whole30 Stuffed Peppers are an easy dinner. These paleo stuffed peppers are healthy, gluten free + dairy free and can be made in the slow cooker or oven.
WW Freestyle Points 1
Prep Time : 15 minutes
Cook Time : 4 hours
Total Time : 4 hours 15 minutes
Serves : 4 people
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Ingredients

Instructions

Crockpot Instructions

  • In a large pan, heat olive oil. Sauté turkey for 5-10 minutes.
  • While the turkey is cooking, slice the tops of the peppers off + remove the seeds.
  • Stir in onion, garlic and carrot mixture with turkey. *Make sure to leave the cauliflower rice off to the side - you do not want it to cook!*
  • Sauté until veggies are soft. When everything is cooked, turn off the heat. Stir in raw cauliflower rice, tomato sauce + spices.
  • Stuff the peppers with the mixture and top each pepper with remaining tablespoon of tomato sauce. You can use a spoon or your hands to fill the peppers + press the mixture down to fit all of it inside.
  • Add peppers to crockpot and 1/4 cup water in the base. Cook the peppers on low for 4-6 hours.

Oven Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375. In a large pan, heat olive oil. Sauté turkey for 5-10 minutes.
  • While the turkey is cooking, slice the tops of the peppers off + remove the seeds.
  • Stir in onion, garlic and carrot mixture with turkey. *Make sure to leave the cauliflower rice off to the side - you do not want it to cook!*
  • Sauté until veggies are soft. When everything is cooked, turn off the heat. Stir in raw cauliflower rice, tomato sauce + spices.
  • Stuff the peppers with the mixture and top each pepper with remaining tablespoon of tomato sauce. You can use a spoon or your hands to fill the peppers + press the mixture down to fit all of it inside.
  • Place peppers in a 9x13 oven safe dish and cover with foil. Bake at 375 for about 35-40 minutes until peppers are easily pierced with a fork. Make sure to cover the peppers with foil.

Instant Pot Instructions

  • Note: You will only be able to fit 4 peppers in the instant pot. You can cook these in 2 batches OR set the small amount of extra filling off to the side to use for other meals/snacks. It is great on it's own!
  • Set the Instant Pot to sauté mode for 15 minutes. Heat olive oil. Sauté turkey for 5-10 minutes.
  • While the turkey is cooking, slice the tops of the peppers off + remove the seeds.
  • Add in onion, garlic, carrots to Instant Pot and salt/pepper with turkey. *Make sure to leave the cauliflower rice off to the side - you do not want it to cook!*
  • Sauté until veggies are soft. Stir in raw cauliflower + tomato sauce. Stuff the peppers with the mixture and top each pepper with remaining tablespoon of tomato sauce.
  • Make sure to scrape off any pieces of food on the bottom of the Instant Pot or you will may a burn notice during cooking. Add trivet to bottom of Instant Pot and pour in 1 cup of water. 
  • Place stuffed peppers onto trivet. Set the pressure release to sealing (on older models) Set the Instant Pot to pressure cook for 5 minutes. Release pressure immediately. Use tongs to remove from Instant Pot and serve. 

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Notes

Instant Pot Notes:
  • Make sure to scrape off any pieces of food on the bottom of the Instant Pot or you will may a burn notice during cooking. 
  • Make sure your Instant Pot pressure is set to sealing.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Whole30 Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving (1.5 peppers)
Calories 299 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 487mg21%
Potassium 1521mg43%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 13855IU277%
Vitamin C 349mg423%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. This is an estimate and can vary pending your ingredients
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