Serving Size:
1 pepper

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Higher Potassium
  • Gluten-free


  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 4 medium bell peppers
  • 2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 3 ounces unsalted tomato sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Core and de-seed bell peppers.
  3. Brown ground beef and drain liquid.
  4. Add onion, rice, garlic powder, black pepper, parsley and tomato sauce to cooked beef; simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Fill each bell pepper with mixture.
  6. Bake for 1 hour.          

Helpful hints

  • Freeze extra servings for a quick meal later.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 264

Protein 20 g

Carbohydrates 28 g

Fat 7 g

Cholesterol 52 mg

Sodium 213 mg

Potassium 553 mg

Phosphorus 209 mg

Calcium 40 mg

Fiber 2.7 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1 starch 
  • 2 vegetable, medium potassium

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