Best Bell Pepper Sandwich Recipes

 
Bell Pepper Sandwiches



Here's my go-to formula for lunches & dinners


Here are some fun pepper sandwiches that follow the formula, and are SUPER filling, healthy, and delicious 😉



shrimp bell pepper sandwiches

1. Shrimp & Avocado Salad-Filled Bell Peppers

  • 🥒 2 cups veggies: 2 medium cucumbers for the salad + 1 bell pepper

  • 🥑 100-200 calories of fats: 1 avocado, chopped

  • 🍤 4-5oz protein: about 20 medium shrimp, cooked from frozen in a pan with an oil spray

  • Season with fat free vinaigrette dressing and red pepper flakes! I love the Trader Joe’s fat free balsamic vinaigrette. Here’s a list of my fave TJs dressings.



bell pepper sandwich mozz balls

2. Mozz & Tomato-Filled Peppers

For the filling:

  • 🍅 2 cups veggies: 1/4 onion + 1 cup cherry tomatoes + 1 medium cucumber

  • 🥑 100-200 calories of fats: 1/2 avocado, chopped + 1 Tbsp oil

  • 🧀 4-5 oz protein: 2 oz mini mozzarella balls

Season with balsamic vinegar, basil, oregano, salt & pepper as you like. 🙌🏼 Cut open 2 peppers & fill them!



tortellini bell pepper sandwiches

3. Greek Salad with Tortellini-Stuffed Avocados

  • 100-200 calories of fats: 1/3 cup olives

  • 4-5oz protein: 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 2 cups veggies: 1 bell pepper + salad veggies (2 cucumbers + 1/4 onion, chopped)

  • 1/2 cup cooked pasta - I stick with one starch per day

  • And! Add 2 Tbsp fat free balsamic dressing with salt, pepper, basil, and oregano

baked meatball bell peppers

4. Mozz & Meatball Pepper Subs

  • 2 cups veggies: 2 bell peppers

  • 100-200 calories of fats: 2 slices cheese

  • 4-5oz protein: 4 meatballs

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet with tin foil. Spray with a cooking spray. Bake peppers for 10-15 minutes.


turkey cheese tomato bell pepper sandwich

5. Reg’ Bell Pepper Sandwiches

  • 2 cups veggies: 2 bell peppers + 4 slices of tomatoes

  • 100-200 calories of fats: 2 slices of cheese

  • 4-5oz protein: 6 oz deli turkey



pepper tacos nachos college nutritionist

6. Pepper Tacos / Nachos

  • ~2 cups veggies: 1-2 bell peppers (depends on how “full” you want them!)

  • 100-200 calories of fats: 1/2 cup shredded mozz or cheddar cheese

  • 4-5oz protein: 5 oz ground turkey

Stir-fry ground turkey on the stove top with an oil spray. Line baking sheet with tin foil and spray with an oil spray. Cut peppers into medium-sized pieces. Top with turkey and cheese. Bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.





philly cheesesteak stuffed peppers

7. Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Bell Peppers

  • ~2 cups veggies: 1 bell pepper

  • 100-200 calories of fats: 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 4-5oz protein: 4oz shaved beef

Stir-fry beef on the stove top with an oil spray. Line baking sheet with tin foil and spray with an oil spray - or use an oven safe dish like is shown in the picture. Cut peppers in halves. Top peppers with beef and cheese. Bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.

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