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Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Are you craving pizza but want to stick to your keto diet? Look no further! These Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Bell Peppers are the perfect solution. They offer all the delightful flavors of a traditional pizza without the carbs, making them an ideal dish for a guilt-free indulgence. Whether it’s a cozy weeknight dinner, a fun weekend lunch, or a dish to impress your friends at a casual gathering, these stuffed peppers are sure to satisfy your cravings while keeping you on track with your dietary goals.

Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Bell Peppers

Imagine biting into a juicy bell pepper filled with savory pepperoni, melted cheese, and rich marinara sauce. It’s like having pizza without the crust, making it a keto-friendly delight that’s both tasty and nutritious.


  • 4 large bell peppers, halved and seeded
  • 1 cup marinara sauce (low-carb)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Drizzle the bell pepper halves with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place the bell peppers on a baking sheet, cut side up, and bake for 10-15 minutes until they start to soften.
  4. Remove the peppers from the oven and fill each half with marinara sauce.
  5. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese evenly over the sauce.
  6. Arrange pepperoni slices on top of the cheese.
  7. Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning over the pepperoni.
  8. Return the stuffed peppers to the oven and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s take a closer look at the carb content of these delicious stuffed bell peppers:

  • Bell Peppers: 6g per large pepper
  • Marinara Sauce: 6g per 1/2 cup
  • Mozzarella Cheese: 1g per 1/4 cup
  • Pepperoni: 1g per 1/4 cup
  • Parmesan Cheese: Less than 1g per 1 tablespoon
  • Italian Seasoning: Less than 1g per teaspoon
  • Olive Oil: 0g per tablespoon
  • Salt and Pepper: 0g

Total carbs per stuffed bell pepper half: Approximately 7g (varies based on specific brands and quantities used).

A Crust-less Pizza Revolution

Who says you can’t enjoy the flavors of pizza on a keto diet? These Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Bell Peppers are not just low in carbs but also pack a flavorful punch that will leave you and your guests craving more. This recipe is a perfect example of how you can get creative in the kitchen to enjoy your favorite dishes in a healthier, keto-friendly way. Give it a try and watch it become a staple in your keto recipe collection!

Credit: gogas2

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