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Kale & Bacon Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

(Last Updated On: February 25, 2021)

Get a hearty dose of veggies first thing in the morning with these breakfast stuffed peppers. They’re filled with veggies and packed with protein for a filling breakfast any day of the week.

Kale & Bacon Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

Kale & Bacon Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 large green bell peppers, seeded, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 sweet onion, diced
  • 1/2 medium tomato, seeded, chopped
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped kale, tough stems removed
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons 1% milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup salsa

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Arrange pepper halves in 13x9-inch baking dish.
  3. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat; add onion and cook 3 minutes. Add tomatoes, bacon and kale, and cook 2-3 minutes. Spoon vegetables into pepper halves.
  4. Whisk eggs and milk in small bowl until well blended. Pour evenly over vegetable mixture in pepper halves.
  5. Bake 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven, top peppers with cheese and return to oven. Bake 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  6. Top each pepper with 2 Tbsp. salsa.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 435Total Fat: 8.24gSodium: 541mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 7gProtein: 15.14g

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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