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. Replace ground meat and rice with oatmeal 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