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Kale & Bacon Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

Get a hearty dose of veggies first thing in the morning with these breakfast stuffed peppers. They’re filled with veggies and packed with protein for a filling breakfast any day of the week.

Kale & Bacon Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

Kale & Bacon Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 large green bell peppers, seeded, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 sweet onion, diced
  • 1/2 medium tomato, seeded, chopped
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped kale, tough stems removed
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons 1% milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded lowfat mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup salsa

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Arrange pepper halves in 13x9-inch baking dish.
  3. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat; add onion and cook 3 minutes. Add tomatoes, bacon and kale, and cook 2-3 minutes. Spoon vegetables into pepper halves.
  4. Whisk eggs and milk in small bowl until well blended. Pour evenly over vegetable mixture in pepper halves.
  5. Bake 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven, top peppers with cheese and return to oven. Bake 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  6. Top each pepper with 2 Tbsp. salsa.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 435Total Fat: 8.24gSodium: 541mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 7gProtein: 15.14g

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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