This simple, healthy brunch stuffed peppers recipe was a big hit when I put it in a recent edition of Nucific Fit Life Monthly.

Fit Life Monthly is a free eBook I send to my mailing list every month with 3 tips, 3 recipes, and 3 exercises to keep you on track with your health goals.

Check out the amazing stuffed pepper recipe from Fit Life Monthly in the video below (recipe written out beneath the video):

Brunch Stuffed Peppers Recipe: The Step-by-Step Guide

Rich in protein, good fats, fiber, antioxidants… Not to mention, it’s DELICIOUS and filling? What more could you ask from a simple, easy breakfast?

Plus, this stuffed peppers recipe is easy make in batches for later! Heck, I sometimes make 4 peppers at once, and just stash them in the freezer to reheat throughout the week!

NOTE: These peppers can easily be made vegetarian by leaving out the turkey sausage.

easy brunch stuffed peppers ingredients

Ingredients (serves 4):

2 bell peppers, any color, cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed
4-5 large eggs, ideally omega-3 eggs or free range eggs
2 cups kale, stems removed, sliced thin
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
¼ small onion, diced
4 turkey breakfast sausages, crumbled (optional)
½ cup pumpkin seeds (pepitas), no shells
Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  2. Rub pepper halves with a bit of the olive oil, inside and out, sprinkle with salt, and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, scramble the eggs with a small pinch of salt. Set aside.
  4. In a saute pan over medium heat, warm the remainder of the olive oil. Add onions and (optional) turkey sausage, and saute until onions are tender. Add kale and cook until reduced.
  5. Mix kale mixture in with the eggs, and spoon into the 4 pepper halves until peppers are full. If peppers are a little underfilled, crack another egg and and add to the mix.
  6. Bake on a baking sheet or in a pie dish for 25-40 minutes, or until eggs are set.
  7. Sprinkle with the pumpkin seeds.
  8. Indulge! 🙂

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To your present and future health,
Amy Lee, MD
Head of Nutrition

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Dr. Amy Lee

Dr. Amy Lee has board certifications in internal medicine, physician nutrition and obesity medicine specialty. She practices internal medicine with a heavy emphasis on nutrition, wellness and weight management. Her Clinical nutrition fellowship training at UCLA has allowed her to incorporate realistic lifestyle modification in all her medicine patients.