Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup – Low Carb Heartiness

Easy stuffed Bell pepper soup recipe substitutes cauliflower for rice to keep it low carb and brings the net carbs way down but keeps all of the cozy flavor. It’s a quick and easy dinner for a chilly day with the fresh taste of late summer produce! With just under 4 net carbs per hearty serving it’s a delicious gluten free recipe you can enjoy often. 

For this recipe you’ll need: Bell peppers, onion, butter, lean ground beef, cauliflower, hemp hearts (optional), beef stock, tomatoe sauce, fire roasted diced tomatoes and chiles, lime juice or cider vinegar, oregano, salt, pepper, stevia

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A bowl of low carb stuffed Bell pepper soup with a silver spoon in it and yellow and green vegetables in the background

I have always love stuffed peppers and when I first had stuffed Bell pepper soup I feel head over heels in love. I mean, here was a dish with all of the flavor of my mom’s stuffed pepper recipe but in a quick and easy form. It was all good for awhile and then along came low carb and rice disappeared from my life. It was time to recreate that recipe, y’all!

So I did.

This soup has lots of fresh summer flavor from the Bell peppers and the tomatoes. I used finely chopped cauliflower in place of the rice but I also added hemp hearts to help thicken it and give it a little “chew”. You don’t have to use them but they are high in fiber, don’t add carbs, and will give you more of a carb texture than cauliflower alone will.

close up of low carb stuffed Bell pepper soup with cooked ground beef, tomatoes, and yellow Bell peppers.

If you’ve read my post about meal prep you know that I like to cook a  lot of meat up at a time and use it throughout the week. I mean, it doesn’t take any more time to cook three pounds of ground beef than it does to cook one pound and then all you have to do is throw the ingredients for your main dish together and warm it up.

This Low carb stuffed Bell pepper soup is ready in minutes if your beef is already cooked and your cauli-rice is chopped and ready to go. It’s just a matter of sautéing the onion and peppers and heating it up – takes less than 10 minutes.

Now, that’s my kind of meal.

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Low Carb  Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup Recipe

So easy, this low carb stuffed Bell Pepper soup goes together fast! You can also change the number of servings and keep it in the refrigerator for up to a week of yummy soup lunches!If you like this recipe please consider giving it a 5 star rating!

Low carb stuffed Bell pepper soup in a cream colored bowl with a red edge. A silver spoon is on the right hand side.
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Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Easy stuffed Bell pepper soup recipe substitutes cauliflower for rice to keep it low carb and brings the net carbs way down but keeps all of the cozy flavor
Course Light Dinner/Lunch
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 464kcal
Author Marye

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons Bell peppers , diced
  • 1 tablespoon onion , diced
  • 1/2 cup ground beef , cooked
  • 1/4 cup cauliflower ,chopped fine
  • 1 teaspoon hemp hearts , optional
  • 3/4 cup beef stock , make sure it's 0 carbs!
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomatoes with chiles , fire roasted
  • 3 drops lime juice or cider vinegar
  • 1 pinch dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • pinch of stevia if needed

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a small saucepan.
  • Add the onions and Bell pepper and saute until soft.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and simmer until heated through and the cauliflower is cooked, about 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot.

Notes

 
Green Bell peppers have slightly fewer carbs than yellow, orange, or red.
 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.84g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 622mg | Potassium: 862mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 19.9% | Vitamin C: 50.2% | Calcium: 3.5% | Iron: 20.3%

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Last Updated 07/17/2019

2 Responses to “Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup – Low Carb Heartiness”


  1. I have been making this for a couple years. meaning not stuffing the peppers. But you have given me a great idea to make it into a soup!! My hubby doesn’t like rice at all. but he will eat it in this dish becasue he doesn’t taste it. ( I use just a little) but you gave me a great idea with the califlower instead. I love hemp hearts I use them in everything. even my fried eggs.

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    • I love this soup, Hazel!

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