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High-Protein Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

published: March 10, 2024

updated: March 10, 2024

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Our High-Protein, Low-Carb Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers is a simple, delicious meal that the whole family can get on board with. Ready in 30 minutes or less, we put a macro-friendly twist on the classic Philly Cheesesteak!

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3 Reasons Why You'll Love This Recipe

  1. Quick weeknight dinner option. When time is of the essence, meals that can be ready to serve in 30 minutes or less always come in clutch! This recipe requires little prep work and will be hot and ready in no time.
  2. Macro-Friendly Philly Cheesesteak swap. While there's always a time and a place for the real deal, eating a traditional Philly cheesesteak on a big bun is not always conducive to hitting your macros. With our lightened-up version, you can enjoy your favorite elements of this timeless dish anytime.
  3. High-protein, low-carb. We reduced the amount of carbs in this recipe by swapping a bun for a bell pepper and utilized lean ground beef to keep the protein content high.

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High-Protein Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

Our High-Protein, Low-Carb Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers is a simple, delicious meal that the whole family can get on board with. Ready in 30 minutes or less, we put a macro-friendly twist on the classic Philly Cheesesteak!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 365 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Veggie chopper or cutting board + knife
  • 1 8×8 baking dish
  • Measuring cups and spoons

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 lb. Lean ground beef We used 93/7
  • 1 Yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Pepper
  • 3 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 Large green bell peppers
  • 1 lb. Mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 Slices provolone cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400F and place rack to the middle position.
  • Cut off tops of peppers and remove all seeds. Dice tops of peppers. Set bell peppers aside. Dice or chop onions and mushrooms.
  • Add 1 tbsp. olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef, salt, pepper, onion, and garlic. Allow to cook until no longer brown, approximately 5-7 minutes.
  • Add diced tops of bell peppers and chopped mushrooms to the skillet. Saute, until bell peppers are softened, approximately 5-7 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, lightly grease an 8×8 baking dish with olive oil. Place bell peppers in baking dish. Spoon meat and veggie mixture into bell peppers. Stuff bell peppers fully to the top.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, top each pepper with one slice provolone cheese. Return to oven and bake for another 5 minutes, or until provolone is melted.

Nutrition

Serving: 1pepperCalories: 365kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 31gFat: 22g
Keyword Ground beef, Philly Cheesesteak
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About the author, Chelsea Rice

Chelsea is the founder, owner, and content creator at NUWLi, a virtual nutrition private practice. She resides in North Carolina, but strives to connect with women all over the world and provide them with healthy recipes, wellness resources, and nutrition support. As a Registered Dietitian, Chelsea's goal is to not only share simple, satisfying, and healthy recipes, but also provide individualized support for anyone struggling with their nutrition habits.

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