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Pulled Pork Stuffed Peppers

Pulled pork stuffed peppers: Sweet bell peppers stuffed with succulent and smoky pulled pork, tangy BBQ sauce, and topped with melty cheese.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword pulled pork stuffed peppers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 426kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 large Bell peppers (about 1 pound)
  • 12 oz Pulled pork, warmed (about 2 cups)
  • 1 1/2 cups Gouda cheese (6 oz) (or use cheddar)
  • 1/3 cup Sugar-free BBQ sauce (or your favorite)
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 F and place rack in the middle position. 
  • Place the cut peppers in a microwave safe baking dish and steam for 3-4 minutes or until softened. Pour out any water. (Alternately, cover the peppers in foil and bake for 15-20 minutes to soften. Pour out any accumulated water.)
  • Stir the BBQ sauce and 1 cup of the cheese into the pulled pork and divide evenly among the peppers. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until the peppers are hot and bubbly. Top the peppers with remaining cheese and return to the oven until the cheese has melted. Garnish with cilantro and serve with a green salad.
  • Refrigerate any leftovers. To reheat cover and place in the microwave for 60 - 120 seconds on high power or until the middle is hot. Alternately, place in an oven safe bowl and bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until the middle is hot.
  • Makes 4 servings at 5 net carbs each. 

Notes

Nutrition Facts
Pulled Pork Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 426 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Cholesterol 102mg34%
Sodium 894mg39%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3.8g4%
Protein 33.4g67%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 33.4g | Fat: 30g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 894mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3.8g