Stuffed Capsicums with Bolognaise

fast low carb meals stuffed capsicums

Mid-week mundane no more ! Treat yourself to this tasty dish which could be prepared ahead up to baking stage.

Serves 4, 12g per serve plus salad

Stuffed Capsicums with Bolognaise
Amount Ingredient Carbs
2 red capsicums 7g
2 green or yellow capsicums 7g
1 tbspn olive oil 0g
1 medium onion chopped 5g
1 clove garlic crushed 1g
1 large carrot grated 9g
500g beef mince 0g
400g tin crushed tomatoes 18g
1 tbspn tomato paste 3g
1 tspn dried basil 0g
½ tspn each of dried oregano & marjoram 0g
Grated parmesan cheese 0g
Green salad leaves, snowpeas & cherry tomatoes
Total Carbs 50g


Preheat oven to 200°C. Cut capsicums in half length-ways & remove seeds & membrane.

Place on a baking tray, cut side up & bake for 20 mins.

Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium saucepan. Add onion & garlic & cook over medium heat until soft. Add mince & cook over high heat until browned. Drain mince of excess fat if necessary.

Reduce heat to medium & add grated carrot, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste & dried herbs mix well to combine. Simmer for approx. 15 minutes until sauce has thickened.

Remove capsicums from oven & carefully fill with mince mixture. Sprinkle with parmesan & return to over for a further 10 minutes.

Serve with salad made from green leaves, snowpeas & cherry tomatoes.


Originally posted 2017-09-11 16:39:40.

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