Who does not love stuffed peppers? These little bundles of goodness are normally not within our macros without some substitutions, but here is the ultimate substitution with this oatmeal stuffed pepper recipe. Replace ground beef and rice with oatmeal and black beans for a completely different taste. I trust that you will love it and it will hit your macros with the added protein punch of oatmeal and black beans.
Oatmeal Stuffed Pepper Ingredients
Rolled Oats: 3/4 cup (cooked)
Pepper: 1 (red/green/yellow)
Greek Yogurt: 1 tbsp
Reduced-fat Mozzarella Cheese: 1/4 cup
Black beans: 1/4 cup
Corn: 1/4 cup
Paprika: 1 tsp
Cumin: 1/2 tsp
Salt and pepper: to taste
Oatmeal Stuffed Pepper Directions
Cook the rolled oat as directed and set aside.
Set the over to 400 degrees F.
Slice the pepper in half lengthwise and clean it out.
Place the pepper halves face down on a baking sheet and cook for 15 minutes.
Mix the rolled oats, Greek yogurt, black beans, corn and spices together.
Stuff the pepper halves with mix and top with mozzarella cheese.
Cook for 8-10 minutes
Oatmeal Stuffed Pepper Nutritional Facts
Serving size: 1/2 stuffed pepper
Servings per recipe: 2
Amount per serving
There are plenty of variations that can be tried with this oatmeal stuffed pepper recipe. You can add ground turkey breast, ground turkey, or extra lean ground beef. If you are bulking, go for ground beef. If you want to spice things up, add some pepper flakes or chili powder. You can also switch out the black beans with brown rice or simply add brown rice in addition to the black beans. I love me some brown rice so I tend to add it to most meals.
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