Cheesy Spinach & Mushroom Stuffed Peppers

Cheesy Spinach & Mushroom Stuffed Peppers

Indulge in a burst of flavors with our Cheesy Spinach & Mushroom Stuffed Peppers. These vibrant and savory stuffed peppers are a wholesome dish that effortlessly combines the richness of mushrooms, the freshness of spinach, and the gooey decadence of melted cheese. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or seeking a hearty family meal, these stuffed peppers are sure to delight your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers, any color
  • 1 cup diced mushrooms
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa or rice
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 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. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  4. Add diced mushrooms and cook until they release their moisture and turn golden brown.
  5. Stir in the chopped spinach and cook until wilted. Season with Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  6. Remove the skillet from heat and stir in the cooked quinoa or rice.
  7. Fill each bell pepper with the mushroom and spinach mixture, pressing down gently.
  8. Top each pepper with shredded mozzarella and grated Parmesan cheese.
  9. Place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish and cover with aluminum foil.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.
  11. Remove the foil and broil for an additional 2-3 minutes to melt and slightly brown the cheese.
  12. Remove from the oven, let cool slightly, and serve.

Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 30 minutes | Total time: 50 minutes

Yields 4 stuffed peppers

Cheesy Spinach & Mushroom Stuffed Peppers are a delightful combination of flavors and textures, creating a satisfying and nutritious dish that’s as visually appealing as it is delicious.

Nutrition information: Calories: 240 | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 450mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g

Indulge in the cheesy goodness of our Cheesy Spinach & Mushroom Stuffed Peppers. With every bite, you’ll experience the harmonious blend of earthy mushrooms, vibrant spinach, and the comforting embrace of melted cheese. Whether enjoyed as a main course or presented as an appetizing side dish, these stuffed peppers are sure to bring smiles to the faces of your loved ones. So, roll up your sleeves and embark on a culinary journey that marries wholesome ingredients with delightful flavors. Your taste buds will thank you!

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