Meat Lovers Pizza Stuffed Peppers


Meat Lovers Pizza Stuffed Peppers

Meat Lovers Pizza Stuffed Peppers

Prep Time:10 minutes Cook Time:50 minutes Total Time:1 hour Servings: 8

Tender stuffed peppers filled with all of the flavours of a meat lovers pizza including sausage, pepperoni and bacon all topped with plenty of melted cheese!

ingredients
  • 4 ounce bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 pound Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 small onion, diced (optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped (optional)
  • 4 ounces pepperoni, sliced
  • 1/4 cup black olives, sliced (optional)
  • 2 cups pizza sauce (or marinara sauce)
  • 4 large bell peppers, cup in half, seeds removed
  • 2 cups mozzarella, shredded
directions
  1. Cook the bacon, drain and and set it aside.
  2. Cook the sausage and onion, breaking the sausage apart as it cooks, before draining.
  3. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about a minute before removing from heat.
  4. Cook the pepperoni and set aside. (optional)
  5. Mix the bacon, sausage, pepperoni, olives and 1/2 of the pizza sauce, and stuff it into the peppers.
  6. Spread the remaining pizza sauce over the bottom of a large baking pan and place the stuffed peppers on top.
  7. Bake, covered in foil, in a preheated 400F/200C oven until the peppers are tender, about 20 minutes, before uncovering, topping with cheese and baking until the cheese has melted, about 10 minutes.

Option: Use your favourite pizza toppings as the filling for the stuffed peppers.
Tip: Cook the bacon, sausage and pepperoni at the same time on different burners to speed things up!

Nutrition Facts: Calories 468, Fat 36g (Saturated 14g, Trans 0.3g), Cholesterol 89mg, Sodium 1156mg, Carbs 11g (Fiber 2g, Sugars 6g), Protein 21g

Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam



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