stuffed peppers with ground beef

Keto Cheesy Stuffed Bell Peppers with Ground Beef and Sausage

With ground beef and cheese you can never make a mistake since they both are a perfect mouthwatering duo.

They are highly recommended for the keto or low carb diet because they provide a great amount of vitamins and other important nutrients. Proteins and fats are the two major groups which make them perfect for the diet you follow.

Keto stuffed peppers have one secret ingredient that does its crazy thing with the flavor. We are talking about beef sausage. Can you imagine the taste of fried sausage combined with ground beef and shredded Gouda cheese? Sure you can!

keto stuffed peppers with ground beef

When choosing sausages on the keto diet, make sure it comes with clean keto-friendly ingredients. Look for the ones without added sugar, starch, preservatives

The idea of our stuffed peppers is to show you one more way to eat healthily. Your time is going to be saved as well because they are going to be ready very quickly.

You only have to brown ground beef and sausages then fill the peppers. The oven is going to take care of the rest. And voila! You have one amazing final dish.

low carb stuffed peppers with ground beef

Peppers are packed with a lot of important bioactive compounds. Their strong antioxidant capacity makes them well-known all around the world. (*)

They can taste different due to their color which makes them perfect for the plate. The eye should catch the food first so go ahead and buy different colored peppers.

We are so excited to show you the recipe. Let our dish talk instead of us! Enjoy!

stuffed peppers with ground beef recipe

How to

Preheat the oven to 350F.

Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in the pan. Add in onion or minced garlic in. Cook on medium-heat then brown the beef and chopped sausage pieces. Season with salt, pepper and tomato sauce. Once done, remove from heat and let cool.

cook sausage beef garlic onion

In the meantime, slice the top of peppers and scoop out the seeds

cut clean inside bell peppers

In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine shredded Gouda cheese and the cooked beef.

add gouda beef mixture

Fill each pepper with meat mixture then transfer them into the pan.

fill bell peppers stuffing

Top them with more shredded cheese and press with your hands to close them.

top peppers gouda add sauce

Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes until the cheese is golden.

bake stuffed bell peppers

Serve them warm and enjoy with your favorite salad.

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Keto Stuffed Peppers with Ground Beef

These easy low carb peppers stuffed with beef, sausage and cheese are a perfect keto-friendly meal idea for lunch or dinner.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Keto
Keyword: stuffed bell peppers, stuffed peppers with ground beef
Servings: 4
Calories: 627kcal
Author: Zlata Radivojevic


  • 1 cup ground beef
  • ½ cup beef sausage keto-friendly, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 onion or 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 cup Gouda cheese shredded and divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil for frying
  • 4 bell peppers


  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Heat the oil in the pan.
  • Add onion in and cook for a few minutes, then add the ground beef and sausage. Add tomato sauce in and stir fry until the meat become brown. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and let it cool.
  • Meanwhile, cut the top of each bell pepper and remove seeds.
  • Once the meat is cool, combine it with 1 cup of shredded Gouda cheese.
  • Fill each pepper with the meat-cheese mixture then top with more shredded Gouda.
  • Transfer the peppers into the baking pan. Bake 20-25 minutes in the preheated oven until the cheese is melted. Enjoy!


Nutrition Facts
Keto Stuffed Peppers with Ground Beef
Amount Per Serving
Calories 627 Calories from Fat 423
% Daily Value*
Fat 47g72%
Saturated Fat 23g144%
Cholesterol 162mg54%
Sodium 1065mg46%
Potassium 671mg19%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 4336IU87%
Vitamin C 154mg187%
Calcium 648mg65%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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