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Sloppy Bison Stuffed Peppers


Ground bison is an excellent meat that is healthier than beef in that it is leaner and lower in calories, and is higher in protein. Accordin to the USDA, a 4 ounce bison burger has 152 calories and 7 grams of fat whil a 90% lean beef burger of the same size has 184 calories and 10 grams of fat. You will find that bison tastes a lot like beef, except it has a little sweeter taste.

This recipe serves 4:

232 calories, 20.1g carbs, 8.9g fat and 20.7g protein

  1. Preheat oven to 400*F. In a large skillet, cook bison, onion and carrot on medium high heat for abuot 5 minutes or until the meat is brown, using a spatula to stir and crumble the oil, meat into pieces. Drain off any fat. Stir in undrained tomatoes, mustard, coconut aminos, cumin, and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat an simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Stir in farro and cilantro.
  2. Slice tops from bell peppers, discard seeds. Place bell peppers in a square baking dish. Spoon filling inside, place bell pepper tops over filling. Bake, covered, for 30 minutes or until bell peppers are crisp-tender and filling is hot.

Tip: For a thicker filling, sir in 2 tbsp tomato paste with the tomatoes. For a spicier filling, add a finely chopped jalapeno pepper or two to the meat.

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