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Beef Stuffed Peppers

by IBD Medical on March 25, 2020

Diabetes dinner recipe meal food healthy beef stuffed peppers delicious nutritious

Bell peppers are rich in many vitamins and antioxidants, particularly vitamin C. They are an excellent addition to a healthy diet. Whilst beef is packed with iron and is high in protein. This is the perfect dinner that can be prepared ahead of time. You could even make the beef mixture and freeze it, just simply defrost when needed!

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Fairly Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, brown preferably
  • 1 tablespoon peeled and finely chopped shallot
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 medium green bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon salt substitute
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 500g lean minced beef
  • 250g sliced white mushrooms
  • 400g diced tinned tomatoes
  • 400g tinned corn kernels
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 4 medium sized bell peppers


  1. Place oil in large non-stick fry pan over a medium heat
  2. Cook onion, shallot, garlic and chopped green peppers with herbs, salt substitute and pepper until tender
  3. Add beef and cook until browned
  4. Add mushrooms, stir and allow to cook through
  5. Add tomatoes and corn, simmer over a low heat for a couple of minutes
  6. Add parsley
  7. Slice medium sized bell peppers in half, spoon out seeds
  8. Spoon beef mixture into bell peppers

Nutrition Info (beef mixture only):

Per Serve: 217 calories, carbohydrates 18g, protein 14g, total fat 11g, fibre 3g, sodium 215mg, carb exchanges ½, fat exchanges ½, vegetable exchanges 2, meat exchanges 1


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