Low Calorie Cheesy Chicken Stuffed Peppers Dinner Recipe
Healthy and delicious, this low calorie Cheesy Chicken Stuffed Pepper recipe will have your entire family excited for this meal. Made with ground chicken, rice, light sour cream, cheese, and peppers, it’s become our go-to family supper.Jump to Recipe
The calories and macros for this low calorie dinner idea, Cheesy Chicken Stuffed Peppers are 175 calories, 20 grams protein, 15 grams carbs, and 5 grams of fat. These are also only 2 WeightWatcher Personal Points!
In the last few months, I’ve become a HUGE fan of ground chicken! Although I still love ground turkey (mostly for the price and the fact that it’s easy to find), ground chicken has been creeping into my shopping cart almost every week.
It might be all in my head, but ground chicken almost tastes like sausage. There’s definitely a different flavor to it than ground turkey.
How many calories are in ground chicken
There’s a few extra calories in ground chicken than regular chicken, but it’s not too much that I would avoid it. Ground chicken is sometimes mixed with sugar or other additives.
I’ve been buying the Jennie-O brand, and it has for every 4 ounces:
- 150 calories per four ounces
- 20 grams protein
- 0 g carbs
- and 8 grams of fat
So, for dinner, I decided to replace my typical ground turkey in stuffed peppers, and make ground chicken stuffed peppers instead. I also added some rice, light sour cream and fat free cheese, and it was AMAZING!
So, add this chicken version of stuffed peppers on your next meal plan. Your whole family might like it as much as mine did!
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Low Calorie Cheesy Chicken Stuffed Peppers
- 3 large bell peppers
- 1 lb ground chicken
- 1 cup rice cooked
- 1 medium egg
- 1/4 cup light sour cream
- 1/4 cup fat free cheese
- Slice bell peppers in half, and scoop out seeds.
- Cook ground chicken and rice separately.
- Mix up the ground chicken, cooked rice, egg, and light sour cream in a bowl. Fill half a bell pepper with the mixture.
- Top with fat free cheese (I used regular cheese for the rest of my family and FF for me)
- Bake in oven at 400 degrees for 30-40 minutes.
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