These low-carb bell pepper sandwiches are the perfect zero effort lunch option. You can prep and pack them in just a few minutes using a few common ingredients.
Inspired by the latest TikTok trends, these bell peppers are stuffed with cream cheese, everything bagel seasoning, ham, cheese, radishes and crispy bacon.
I used green bell peppers because they are less sweet and better for sandwiches, and they contain fewer carbs than red, orange or yellow bell peppers. Either way, any bell peppers will be great in this recipe and will still keep it low in carbs.
Don't have ready-made everything bagel seasoning? You can easily make your own by mixing the following ingredients:
- 1 1/2 tbsp poppy seeds
- 2 tbsp sesame seeds
- 1 tbsp onion flakes
- 1 tsp garlic flakes
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
Finally, a word of advice before you serve these bell pepper sandwiches. It's much easier if you serve the bell pepper halves separately rather than pressing the halves together and then cutting in half. It may look prettier (just like on these photos) but it's not practical. If you tried eating them pressed together, you know how messy it can get!
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Serving size sandwich
Allergy information for Bell Pepper Sandwich with Bacon, Ham & Cheese
✔ Gluten free
✔ Egg free
✔ Nut free
✔ Avocado free
✔ Coconut free
✔ Fish free
✔ Shellfish free
✔ Beef free
Nutritional values (per serving, sandwich)
Net carbs8 grams
Calories from carbs 8%, protein 30%, fat 62%
Total carbs11.6 gramsFiber3.5 gramsSugars5.8 gramsSaturated fat17 gramsSodium1,940 mg(84% RDA)Magnesium51 mg(13% RDA)Potassium695 mg(35% EMR)
Ingredients (makes 1 sandwich)
- 1 medium green bell pepper, seeds removed (150 g/ 5.3 oz)
- 3 tbsp cream cheese or goat's cheese (45 g/ 1.4 oz)
- 1 tsp everything bagel seasoning
- 2-3 slices ham (40 g/ 1.4 oz)
- 1-2 slices cheese such as provolone, cheddar or gouda (30 g/ 1.1 oz)
- 4 thin-cut slices of cooked bacon (32 g/ 1.1 oz)
- 2-4 radishes or few slices of cucumber (20 g/ 0.7 oz)
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