Thursday, February 25, 2016

Diabetic Breakfast Stuffed Peppers Recipe

A healthy blend of meat, dairy, vegetables, and spices, this breakfast will help you feel alert and well.

Image Credit: Diabetic Connect


  • 3 small red, orange, and/or yellow peppers
  • 3 oz. breakfast turkey sausage, crumbled and cooked
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 TBSP fat free milk
  • 3 TBSP minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • Pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cut the tops off of the peppers, saving them. Remove the seeds from the peppers and set aside.
  • Sauté the onions and garlic in the olive oil until fragrant and tender.
  • Beat the eggs and milk together. Add the sausage, onion mixture, cheese, parsley and salt and pepper.
  • Divide evenly, filling up the peppers. Replace the pepper tops and place in a baking dish. Fill with 1 inch of water.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes.

Nutritional Facts
Servings - 3 (For 1 pepper)
Calories 343
Total Fat 24g
Sodium 484mg
Carbohydrates 9g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 23g

This recipe is from Diabetic Connect by Nikki Sheriff
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