Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers

Steph Wagner

September 20, 2017

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Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers

Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers | Bariatric Recipes | FoodCoach.Me

Bariatric surgery patient or not….the hunt for healthy vegetable side dishes that aren’t canned green beans is a real struggle.

I love adding vegetables to my protein entree but doesn’t it feel like all the energy goes into the entree that you don’t really want to make a whole other recipe for a side dish?

I’m all about an easy side veggie and usually use my microwave steamer to steam frozen green beans or baby carrots. Even a bag of pre-chopped cauliflower steamed in the microwave, drained, add salt and pepper and some Laughing Cow Cheese and use a hand blender for creamy mashed cauliflower fast! More details here if you need them.

Bell peppers are another favorite of mine. I usually opt to just do the slicing myself but you can buy pre-sliced bell peppers are most grocery stores and there is no judgement for getting the easy option!

All I did this time around was added some extra flavor with Ranch seasoning. I made this recipe the first time and added the ranch while it was cooking but the flavor wasn’t as strong. I think it stayed in the pan more than adhered to my peppers! I suggest adding the Ranch after sautéing the peppers.


Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers | Bariatric Recipes | FoodCoach.Me

Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers

Course: Vegetables
Cuisine: American, Stove Top
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 42kcal
Author: Steph Wagner
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  • 2 green peppers, cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp ranch seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • Heat a nonstick skillet to medium high heat. Spray with light cooking spray or olive oil.
  • Add bell peppers and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender. About 10 minutes. Remove from heat to medium bowl.
  • Add ranch seasoning, salt and pepper. Toss together and serve.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 710mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 221IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition Facts
Sautéed Ranch Bell Peppers
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 42 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 710mg31%
Potassium 106mg3%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Vitamin A 221IU4%
Vitamin C 48mg58%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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