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Bacon Wrapped Sausage Stuffed Peppers

Bacon wrapped sweet mini peppers filled with a creamy sausage mixture that is Whole30, Keto and Paleo compliant. These make for the perfect appetizer.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time28 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Servings: 16 peppers
Author: Ashley McCrary


  • 1 lb sausage
  • 1 clove garlic ,pressed
  • 1/2 vidalia onions finely diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 mini multi color peppers ,(cutting the 8 peppers in half will make 16 total peppers to stuff)
  • 8 slices bacon ,cut in half to make 16 slices (no sugar added)
  • 1 cup mayo ,see notes for homemade recipe
  • 1 tbsp chopped onions
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp coconut aminos


  • Heat a cast iron or nonstick skillet over medium heat with 1 tbsp olive oil. Also preheat oven to 400°F
  • Add the pressed or finely chopped garlic clove along with the diced onions to the hot skillet. Cook until onions are translucent.
  • Add 1 pound of compliant sausage to the onions and garlic. Cook 7-8 minutes and transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • While the sausage is cooking, get the mini peppers ready and make Mac’s Awesome Sauce.
  • Cut each mini pepper in half long way. Remove seeds and membranes. Place halved mini peppers on a baking sheet, cut sides up.
  • For the Mac’s Sauce: Add 1 cup of compliant mayo to a mixing bowl along with the onions, coconut aminos, salt and pepper. Mix with a spoon until combined.
  • Add 3 tbsp (or more, depending on level of creaminess you want) of Mac’s Sauce to the sausage and mix until combined.
  • Using a spoon, add the sausage mixture into each half of the mini peppers.
  • Take 8 slices of bacon and cut in half. Carefully wrap ½ slice of bacon around each mini pepper stuffed with the creamy sausage.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Serve with the remaining Mac’s Awesome Sauce for dipping.


Mayo recipe: (1 cup of light olive oil, 1 egg, 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 to 1 tsp lemon juice) Add all your ingredients to a mason jar and use your immersion blender to mix together until thick and creamy. Add to a mason jar