Low Carb Stuffed Poblano Peppers


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 poblano peppers
  • 1 lb extra-lean ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Optional toppings

  • Store-bought pico de gallo or salsa
  • Sliced avocado
  • cilantro
  • sour cream


  • Preheat oven to 400 F. Wash and de-seed poblano peppers, then drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper if desired. Add to a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook ground beef ove med-high heat until browned (about 5-7 min) then drain any excess fat. Add chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, garlic, red pepper and red onion, sauteeing another 2 minutes until veggies are tender.
  • Stuff ground beef mixture into poblano peppers, then top with cheese. Bake another 10 minutes until cheese is melted.
  • Remove from oven and top with toppings of choice. Serve and enjoy!

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