Now that I am trying the low-carb lifestyle,  it’s not so easy to just stop at a fast food restaurant to grab food if I haven’t cooked. This recipe is great because it’s how quick and easy to make these tasty stuffed peppers come together. You can have this delicious, low-carb entrée on the table in just over half an hour without much fuss because the spicy Chorizo sausage delivers a ton of flavor without adding a lot of other seasonings. As an added bonus, these peppers freeze extremely well, so you can easily double or triple this recipe for even faster weeknight meals later.

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Chorizo-Stuffed Poblano Peppers
Serves 6
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Prep Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 c. sugar-free tomato sauce,* divided
  2. 4 large Poblano peppers
  3. 1½ lbs. bulk Chorizo sausage
  4. 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  5. 4 oz. goat cheese, softened
  6. ½ c. freshly grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  7. Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  8. Optional: Additional tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese, for serving.
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and spread tomato sauce across bottom of 9x13” glass baking dish. Set aside.
  2. Cut Poblano peppers in half lengthwise, leaving stems intact on one side. Remove seeds and set aside.
  3. Brown Chorizo in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink. Remove from heat and drain excess fat from pan.
  4. Add cream cheese, goat cheese, and ¼ cup Parmesan cheese to skillet and stir until cheese is melted and sausage is thoroughly coated. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Carefully spoon sausage mixture into empty Poblano pepper halves and arrange in prepared glass baking dish and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  6. Place baking dish in pre-heated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until cheese is melted and peppers are heated through. Remove from oven and serve immediately with additional tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese, if desired.
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