Stuffed Pepper Cheesesteaks

This is a recipe that my wife and I eat a lot. It is amazing. Tons of flavor. Credit goes to Charlotte Martin for this recipe.

With less than 300 calories per serving, this healthy spinoff of the Philadelphia iconic traditional sandwich will save you at least 400 calories. You’ll skip out on the guilt while loving every bite!

Yield: 4 servings, 2 bell peppers halves per serving

Ingredients

4 medium green bell peppers

1/3 cup diced yellow onion

2 garlic cloves, minced

¼ cup low sodium beef broth

6 oz sliced baby Bella mushrooms

1 lb thinly shaved, deli roast beef

4 Tbsp low-fat cream cheese

4, 1-oz slices reduced-fat provolone cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Slice peppers in half lengthwise, remove ribs and seeds and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, sauté the onions and garlic in broth over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, or until onions are translucent. Add the mushrooms, and continue to cook until mushrooms are tender.
  4. Mix in the roast beef and heat through, about 3 to 5 minutes. Remove skillet from heat, and stir in cream cheese.
  5. Line the inside of each bell pepper with a quarter slice of cheese. Next, fill each pepper with an eighth of the roast beef mixture, then top with the another quarter slice of cheese. Repeat for remaining bell pepper halves. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until peppers are tender and cheese on top is melted and bubbly.

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