Low-Carb Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Spicy, low carb stuffed peppers have jut 7 net carbs per serving and are a good stand in for the classic comfort food.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Author Marye


  • 1 poblano pepper
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped cauliflower
  • 1/3 lb ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons tomato sauce


  • Cut the poblano pepper in half and take out the seeds.
  • Set aside.
  • Brown the ground beef and onion in a small skillet.
  • Mix the ground beef mixture with the cauliflower and tomato sauce.
  • Spoon into the pepper halves.

To Microwave

  • Place the peppers in a shallow dish with 1 tablespoon of water.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 3 minutes.
  • Let stand, covered for 3 minutes.

To Bake

  • Place peppers in a casserole dish with a tablespoon or so of water for each pepper.
  • Cover tightly with aluminum foil.
  • Bake for 30 minutes in a 375 oven

Slow Cooker

  • Add 1/2 inch of water or tomato juice to the bottom of a slow cooker.
  • Lay the stuffed peppers in carefully.
  • Slow cook for about 4 hours or until done. (they will cook right along with your other peppers if you are doing some for the family, too.