Whole30 & Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers

If you are missing pizza on your Whole30 or low carb diet, you’ll want to make these Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers that’s delicious and full of hidden veggies!

Whole30 Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers

This is a recipe that’s easy to make, healthy while tasting indulgent, and so fun to eat for both adults and kids. One of the things I miss on my paleo/gluten free diet is a good slice of pizza. I lived in NYC for 10 years and my love for pizza still stays strong. So I have a few recipes already that replicate that delicious pizza taste, and this is one of my favorites.

These Whole30 & Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers are jam packed with your favorite pizza flavors, and you can customize it with various toppings. I added pepperoni to mine because I freakin’ love pepperoni. If you aren’t on a sugar detox and/or if you are looking to make this more keto and higher in fat, you can always add some cheese as well. I don’t do well on most dairy so I left it out and it was still delicious.

Whole30 Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers

I also snuck in some extra nutrients in these Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers by having half of the filling be cauliflower rice instead of all meat. So if you have picky eaters in your house who eat around the veggies on their plates, you can be sure that they’ll eat all vegetables in this recipe without even knowing.

Eating healthy does not have to be bland, tasteless, and boring, and these Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers are a definite proof of that. If you try out this recipe, let me know what you think of it below! I seriously love hearing your thoughts and comments, and it helps me keep improving my content. Thanks all!

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Whole3 & Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers

If you are missing pizza on your Whole30 or low carb diet, you'll want to make these Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers that's delicious and full of hidden veggies!
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Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 53 minutes
Total Time: 58 minutes
Servings: 4 stuffed bell peppers
Calories: 250kcal
Author: Jean Choi


  • 4 bell peppers any color
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 2 cups cauliflower rice about 1/2 head of cauliflower
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup marinara or pizza sauce sugar free
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Optional: 2 oz chopped pepperoni*, plus more for topping omit for sugar detox
  • Optional: Your favorite shredded cheese
  • Chopped basil leaves, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, and/or your favorite topping for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, and grease a baking dish just big enough to fit the 4 bell peppers standing upright.
  • Slice off the tops of the bell peppers and scrape out the seeds and membranes.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat, then add the bell peppers to the water and let them boil for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the bell peppers to the baking dish, standing them upright. 
  • Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. 
  • Add onion and garlic and cook stirring for 3 minutes.
  • Add ground beef, cauliflower rice, sea salt, and ground pepper. Cook stirring until the beef is browned and the cauliflower rice is soft and cooked through, about 5-7 minutes. 
  • Add marinara or pizza sauce and dried oregano, and stir into the mixture. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the sauce is heated through and thickened.
  • Remove from heat and stir in pepperoni, if using.*
  • Spoon the meat mixture into the bell peppers evenly until they are all filled up. Top with more pepperoni pieces and cheese, if using.
  • Bake in the oven for 30 minutes.
  • Serve sprinkled with your favorite toppings. 
Nutrition Facts
Whole3 & Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving (1 stuffed pepper)
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 671mg 28%
Potassium 794mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 9g
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 79.8%
Vitamin C 221.3%
Calcium 5.1%
Iron 14.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


* If you aren't using pepperoni, you may want to add a bit more sea salt to taste.

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16 thoughts on “Whole30 & Paleo Pizza Stuffed Peppers

  1. Janet Heckinger

    To die for. Used pepperoni and mozzarella mixed in and the pizza sauce. Topped with lotsa mozzarella on top. And the cauliflower rice was awesome.

  2. RickJames

    These were amazing! Only sub was 1/2 mushrooms.s and 1/2 Cauliflower Rice. Making a double batch to eat through the week…great keto comfort food? do you have the nutritional info posted?


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