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Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa


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  • Author: wellness sleuth
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa are like a cozy hug in a pepper shell. These vibrant bell peppers are filled with a delightful mix of quinoa, veggies, and herbs, turning each bite into a flavorful and satisfying experience.


Ingredients

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    • 4 large bell peppers

    • 1 cup quinoa

    • 2 cups vegetable broth

    • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed

    • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, drained

    • 1 cup corn kernels

    • 1/2 cup diced onion

    • 2 cloves garlic, minced

    • 1 teaspoon cumin

    • 1 teaspoon chili powder

    • Salt and pepper to taste

    • 1 cup shredded cheese (optional)

    • Fresh cilantro for garnish


Instructions

Step-by-Step Instructions for Making Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa:

    • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

    • Cook quinoa according to package instructions using vegetable broth for added flavor.

    • In a large skillet, sauté onions, garlic, cumin, and chili powder until fragrant.

    • Add black beans, diced tomatoes, corn, and cooked quinoa to the skillet. Stir to combine.

    • Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.

    • Stuff each pepper with the quinoa mixture and place them in a baking dish.

    • If desired, top each pepper with shredded cheese.

    • Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes.

    • Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until peppers are tender.

    • Garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 - 55 minutes
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