Stuffed bell peppers are a classic dish that's perfect for a weeknight dinner or a family gathering. This recipe for Paleo stuffed bell peppers with tomato sauce is a delicious and easy way to enjoy this timeless dish.
One of the best things about this recipe is that it's incredibly easy to make. It only takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes to prep and bake, so it's perfect for those nights when you don't have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. The ingredients are simple and easy to find, including bell peppers, ground beef, onion, garlic, egg, fresh herbs, tomato sauce, almond flour, dijon mustard, and seasonings.
The flavors of the dish are amazing, the bell peppers are tender and sweet, and the filling is savory and satisfying. The tomato sauce adds a nice acidity and freshness to the dish, making it a perfect balance of flavors. The almond flour in the filling also gives it a nice texture and keeps it Paleo-friendly.
Want something a bit more upscale? Check out this veal stuffed bell peppers recipe instead!
Stuffed Bell Peppers
Serves: 6 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour
- 6 bell peppers (any color)
- 1 pound ground beef
- ½ cup onion
- 1 tablespoon garlic
- 1 egg
- ½ cup almond flour
- ½ teaspoon dried oregano
- ¼ teaspoon dried basil
For making the sauce
- 1 cup canned tomato sauce
- ¼ cup water
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
- ¼ teaspoon dried basil
- ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
- Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
How to Make Paleo Stuffed Bell Peppers
Begin by preheating your oven to 350°F.
Next, take your bell peppers and place them in a pot of boiling salted water for approximately 4 minutes. Drain the water after.
In a separate bowl, mix together the ground beef, onion, garlic, egg, almond flour, oregano, basil, and season to your liking with sea salt and black pepper.
Carefully stuff the bell peppers with the beef mixture you just prepared.
In another bowl, create the tomato sauce by blending together tomato sauce, water, vinegar, mustard, oregano, basil, and garlic powder. Adjust the seasoning according to your preference.
Spread a layer of the sauce in a baking dish, then lay the stuffed peppers on top and cover them with the remaining sauce.
Finally, place the dish in the oven and let it cook for 50-60 minutes.
This recipe for stuffed bell peppers with tomato sauce is a great option for those following a paleo diet and it's also perfect for those looking for a delicious and easy dinner option. The flavors are amazing and the recipe is easy to make, making it a great option for any night of the week.
More Recipes Using Ground Beef
Need more recipes featuring ground beef? Check out some of our other Paleo friendly choices below!
- Pear And Bell Pepper Ground Beef Stir-Fry Recipe
- Sweet Potato And Ground Beef Bowl Recipe
- Ground Beef And Zucchini Stir-Fry Recipe
- Ground Beef And Cabbage Skillet Recipe
Overall, this recipe is a great option for a family dinner or a special occasion, it's a great way to enjoy a classic dish with a paleo twist. Give this recipe a try and let us know what you think!
Stuffed Bell Peppers with Tomato Sauce
- Preheat your oven to 350 F.
- Place the bell peppers in a pot of salted boiling water for about 4 minutes. Drain.6 bell peppers
- In a bowl, combine the ground beef, onion, garlic, egg, almond flour, oregano, basil and season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.1 lb ground beef, ½ cup onion, 1 tablespoon garlic, 1 egg, ½ cup almond flour, ½ teaspoon dried oregano, ¼ teaspoon dried basil, Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Fill the bell peppers with the ground meat mixture.
- In a bowl, prepare the sauce by mixing together the tomato sauce, water, vinegar, mustard, oregano, basil and garlic powder. Season with salt and pepper to taste.1 cup canned tomato sauce, ¼ cup water, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, ¼ teaspoon dried oregano, ¼ teaspoon dried basil, ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
- Spread a layer of tomato sauce in a baking dish, then place the stuffed peppers on top and cover them with the remaining of the sauce.
- Place in the oven to cook for 50 to 60 minutes
- Replace the ground beef with ground pork, ground bison, or ground veal if you prefer.
- You can use a Paleo approved basic marinara sauce with this instead of making your own.