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Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers 

Low carb and bursting with flavor, these Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers are an easy dinner to throw together! Made with only 5 ingredients, they're spicy and super cheesy. Try this simple keto-friendly stuffed pepper recipe for meal prep!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free, Low Calorie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 229kcal
Author Rena


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • kosher salt and ground pepper to taste
  • 2/3 cup Buffalo sauce
  • 3 large bell peppers different colors, if desired, halved and seeded
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese like Monterrey Jack, Cheddar, or Mexican cheese blend use low fat
  • Optional: cubed or crumbled blue cheese, ranch, and celery sticks


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook, breaking the meat with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink. Stir in the buffalo sauce and continue to cook until the chicken is cooked through, around 5-7 minutes more.
  • Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 375F and line a sheet pan with parchment paper, for easy cleanup.
  • Add the prepared pepper halves, cut side up. Spray with cooking spray and season to taste.
  • Roast in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes.
  • Once the chicken is done, divide it among your pepper halves.
  • Sprinkle with shredded cheese and return to the oven. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
  • Serve with ranch sauce and crumbled blue cheese, if desired.


  • Buffalo sauce: You can add a bit of additional sauce or remove a little to adjust the spice level. 
  • Cheese: Shred your own or buy pre-shredded. use low-fat cheese if possible. Also, use your favorite cheese.
  • Use may use any other oil in place of olive oil.
  • Ground chicken: go for the leanest ground chicken if possible. Or you may use ground turkey instead. 


Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1084mg | Potassium: 594mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2732IU | Vitamin C: 105mg | Calcium: 332mg | Iron: 1mg