Cheesy Spanakopita Stuffed Peppers (low carb)

A taste of spinach pie without the phyllo or bread is just as delicious.
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Cheesy Spanakopita Stuffed Peppers (full recipe is on: HungryHappens.Net)

♬ original sound – Stella Drivas

When I tell you I cannot stop eating these, I am not joking. They are absolutely delicious and addictive. If you love spinach pie, you will definitely love these since they are easy to make and deliver on all those delicious flavors.

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spanakopita stuffed peppers

Cheesy Spanakopita Stuffed Peppers (Low Carb)

5 from 1 vote
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 55 mins

Ingredients 

  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 4 scallions, diced
  • 8 oz baby spinach, rough chop
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 small bell peppers, halved
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 heaping cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbs breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 3 tbs dill, chopped
  • cups shredded mozarella
  • chilli pepper flakes to garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  • Spray the outside of each bell pepper halve with olive oil to coat with your hands and then transfer to a baking dish.
  • In a medium skillet, heat your 2 tbs olive oil on medium. Add in the scallions and stir for 2 minutes. Add in the garlic and stir for 30 seconds. Add in the baby spinach and stir for 1 minute to just wilt – season with salt and pepper to taste..
  • In a large bowl, lightl beat your egg, then add in the feta, parmesan, breadcrumb and mix to combine. Then add in the spinach mixture, dill, parsley and salt and pepper to taste. Mix to combine. Scoop this mixture into your bell pepper halves, cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with mozzarella and bake for another 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.003g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 518mg | Potassium: 381mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5344IU | Vitamin C: 63mg | Calcium: 324mg | Iron: 2mg
Author: Stella

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