Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Peppers



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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
  3. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Sauté the diced onion and minced garlic until fragrant.
  4. 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.
  5. Stuff each bell pepper with the broccoli-quinoa mixture and place them in a baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle the remaining cheddar and Parmesan cheeses over the stuffed peppers.
  7. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.
  8. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-7 minutes to melt and slightly brown the cheese.
  9. 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.

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