Unstuffed Pepper Bowls

Unstuffed Pepper Bowls

Posted by Jessica Parker on Feb 26th 2020

This delicious dish is so easy and is like a taco bowl. Again, a win for cauliflower rice for all you who are following a low carb/keto protocol! The flavor in this recipe is amazing without being overpowering or too spicy (if hot is your thing you can for sure add to it). Recipe adapted from


1 Tbsp olive or avocado oil

1 small yellow onion, diced (1 cup)

2 cups chopped bell pepper (any color)

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1 lb ground beef

2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp)

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp ground cumin

Few dashes cayenne pepper, (optional)

1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, drained

3 Tbsp minced fresh parsley

2 (10 oz) pkgs. frozen cauliflower rice, cooked according to package instructions and seasoned with salt

1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese (optional)


Heat 1 Tbsp olive or avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

Add onion and sauté for 2 minutes then add in bell peppers, season with salt and pepper and sauté until starting to soften, about 6 minutes.

Transfer pepper mixture to a plate and set aside.

Brown the beef in a skillet and season with salt and pepper, garlic, chili powder, cumin and cayenne.

Cook for a few minutes then stir in tomatoes and pepper mixture and warm through, about 1 minute. Stir in parsley.

Layer in a bowl the cauliflower rice, pepper/beef mixture and top with cheddar cheese (optional).