Stuffed Jack-O-Lantern Peppers

A Twist on Classic Stuffed Peppers

45 min. 4 serv.
15 ratings

Remember when Mom asked you to stop playing with your food? Well, have fun with this mini veggie-carving experience. Not only do peppers boost your body with vitamin C but they make really cute jack-o-lanterns. Get creative and enjoy this charming twist on a classic recipe.

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CALORIES: 260

Ingredients

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4 orange bell pepper
1 Tbsp Olive oil
Pinch Sea salt
Pinch Freshly-ground black pepper
1/2 White onion, finely chopped
2 Garlic clove, minced
2 Chili powder
1 Pound Ground beef
1 Cup cauliflower rice, cooked
1/2 Cup vegetable broth
1/2 Can fire-roasted tomatoes
1 Cup Monterey Jack, shredded (optional)

Directions

Did you know?

On All Hallows Eve the Irish made Jack-O’-Lanterns by hollowing out turnips, rutabagas, gourds, potatoes, and beets and put lights in them to keep away evil spirits. In the 1800′s when Irish immigrants came to America, they discovered that pumpkins were bigger and easier to carve, and the pumpkin became the Jack-o’-lantern.

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