Sloppy Joe Stuffed Peppers


Beef, Dinner, Main Dish


4 Bell Peppers – I used 2 red, 2 Orange

2 Tbs. Butter

1 1/2 lb. Ground Beef

3 oz. Onion – Chopped

2 oz. Carrots – Chopped

1 Celery Stalk – Chopped

3 Large Cloves Garlic – Minced

8 oz. Can Rotel Zesty Tomato and Green Chili Sauce

1/3 Cup Beef Broth

1/4 Cup Reduced Sugar Ketchup

2 Tbs. Tomato Paste

1 Tbs. Worcestershire Sauce

1 tsp. Yellow Mustard

1 Tbs. Chili Powder

1 tsp. Cumin

1 tsp. Salt


Preheat oven to 350°

Rinse bell peppers, cut off tops and remove stems and seeds from inside.  Lightly grease a baking sheet with butter.  Sprinkle peppers with salt and pepper.  Bake 35 minutes on middle rack.

In a large non-stick skillet, over medium-high heat, add ground beef, onion, carrots, celery, and garlic.  Cook until ground beef is cooked through – About 10 minutes.

Drain excess grease from pan.

To meat mixture, add Rotel, beef broth, ketchup, tomato paste, Worcestershire, mustard, chili powder, cumin, and salt.  Mix until all ingredients are well incorporated.  Reduce heat to low and simmer 5-10 minutes.

After 35 minutes, remove bell peppers from oven. Stuff with sloppy joe mixture, SERVE AND ENJOY!


Peter loved the sloppy joe mixture.


For Sloppy Joe Mix Only
Makes 4 Servings:
1 Serving:
Calories: 355
Carbs: 7.75 net grams
Fat: 12.5 g
Protein:   47.5 g
For Sloppy Joe Mix and Bell Peppers

Makes 4 Servings:
1 Serving:
Calories: 392
Carbs:  11.75 net g
Fat:    12.5 g
Protein:  48.5 g