low carb stuffed peppers
AuthorMaria Fernanda
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

Craving barbacoa on keto? Try these low carb Mexican barbacoa stuffed bell peppers! They pack a flavorful punch, but without all of the carbs! Plus, you are getting the benefits of micronutrients in the peppers and onions!

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time4 hrsTotal Time4 hrs 25 mins
Ingredients
 3 bell peppers (seeds removed)
 1 lb pork tenderloin
 1 cup bone broth
 1 cup salsa (Herdez salsa ranchera used)
 ¼ cup red onion, chopped
 ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
 2 tsp salt
 1 tsp black pepper
 optional: guacamole for topping
Directions
1

In a ziplock bag, combine all of the ingredients, except the peppers.

2

Allow pork to marinate overnight in this mixture.

3

Add the marinaded pork to a slow-cooked and cooked for 4-6 hours, or unit the pork is cooked and tender.

4

Preheat the oven to 350F.

5

Cut each bell pepper in half (lengthwise) and place on a baking sheet.

6

Bake the bell peppers for 30 minutes in the preheated oven.

7

To make the low carb stuffed peppers, fill each cooked bell pepper half with equal parts of the barbacoa mixture.

8

Option to top and serve your low carb stuffed peppers with guacamole.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 stuffed pepper

Servings 6

5.3g
Net Carbs

Amount Per Serving
Calories 139
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.8g5%
Total Carbohydrate 6.1g3%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g4%
Protein 20.1g41%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 3 bell peppers (seeds removed)
 1 lb pork tenderloin
 1 cup bone broth
 1 cup salsa (Herdez salsa ranchera used)
 ¼ cup red onion, chopped
 ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
 2 tsp salt
 1 tsp black pepper
 optional: guacamole for topping

Directions

Directions
1

In a ziplock bag, combine all of the ingredients, except the peppers.

2

Allow pork to marinate overnight in this mixture.

3

Add the marinaded pork to a slow-cooked and cooked for 4-6 hours, or unit the pork is cooked and tender.

4

Preheat the oven to 350F.

5

Cut each bell pepper in half (lengthwise) and place on a baking sheet.

6

Bake the bell peppers for 30 minutes in the preheated oven.

7

To make the low carb stuffed peppers, fill each cooked bell pepper half with equal parts of the barbacoa mixture.

8

Option to top and serve your low carb stuffed peppers with guacamole.

Low Carb Stuffed Peppers with Mexican Barbacoa (Slow Cooker Recipe)

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