Satisfying Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers



Satisfying Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare the quinoa by rinsing it thoroughly under cold water.
  3. In a medium saucepan, combine the rinsed quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, black beans, corn kernels, diced tomatoes, shredded cheddar cheese, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes. Stuff each pepper with the quinoa mixture.
  6. Place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish, and cover with foil.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, until the peppers are tender.
  8. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 4 stuffed bell peppers

These Satisfying Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers are a delicious and nutritious meal that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner. The combination of quinoa, black beans, corn, and cheese creates a flavorful and hearty filling that’s packed with protein and fiber. The bell peppers are baked to perfection, becoming tender and slightly sweet, while the cheese on top adds a comforting touch. This dish is not only satisfying but also visually appealing with the vibrant colors of the peppers. It’s a great way to enjoy a vegetarian meal that’s both delicious and filling.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 380

Protein: 15g

Carbohydrates: 58g

Fat: 11g

Fiber: 11g

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