Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Peppers
If you’re looking for a delightful twist on classic stuffed peppers, our Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Peppers are a must-try. These vibrant bell peppers are generously filled with a mixture of tender broccoli florets, fluffy quinoa, and a blend of melted cheeses. The result is a harmonious fusion of flavors and textures that’s sure to satisfy both your taste buds and your Pinterest followers.
- 4 large bell peppers, any color
- 2 cups broccoli florets, blanched and chopped
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 cup diced red onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
- In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Sauté the diced onion and minced garlic until fragrant.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the blanched broccoli, cooked quinoa, sautéed onion and garlic, half of the cheddar cheese, half of the Parmesan cheese, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
- Stuff each bell pepper with the broccoli-quinoa mixture and place them in a baking dish.
- Sprinkle the remaining cheddar and Parmesan cheeses over the stuffed peppers.
- Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.
- Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-7 minutes to melt and slightly brown the cheese.
- Once out of the oven, let them cool for a few minutes before serving.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Peppers are a fantastic combination of vibrant bell peppers, tender broccoli, and a blend of melted cheeses. Perfect for a comforting and nutritious meal.
Nutritional information: Calories: 285 | Fat: 14g | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 15g
Indulge in these Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Peppers for a meal that’s as visually appealing as it is delectable. The cheesy goodness complements the freshness of the broccoli and the nutty flavor of quinoa, resulting in a well-balanced and satisfying dish. Whether you’re following a vegetarian lifestyle or simply seeking a wholesome meal option, these stuffed peppers are a recipe you’ll want to save and share. So, gather your ingredients, follow our easy steps, and treat yourself to a burst of flavors that will have your family and friends asking for seconds.