Stuffed Bell Peppers: Colorful & Delicious
Savor the burst of flavors with our Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe. As a seasoned chef, I’m thrilled to share this delightful dish that seamlessly blends vibrant colors and delectable tastes. This recipe is not just about culinary artistry but also about creating a heartwarming experience around the dining table.
- 4 large bell peppers, mixed colors
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 1 lb lean ground turkey
- 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup corn kernels
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- Fresh cilantro for garnish
- Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
- In a skillet, cook the ground turkey until browned. Add cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
- Stir in the cooked quinoa, black beans, corn, and diced tomatoes. Cook for another 5 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Stuff the bell peppers with the turkey and quinoa mixture. Place them in a baking dish.
- Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese on top of each stuffed pepper.
- Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 25-30 minutes.
- Uncover and bake for an additional 5 minutes, allowing the cheese to melt and turn golden.
- Garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Experience a symphony of flavors and textures in every bite of these Stuffed Bell Peppers. The marriage of tender bell peppers, savory turkey, wholesome quinoa, and a medley of beans and vegetables creates a dish that’s not only visually stunning but also incredibly satisfying. The blend of spices adds a touch of warmth to each mouthful, while the melted cheddar cheese takes the comfort level up a notch. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply seeking a wholesome family meal, these Colorful & Delicious Stuffed Bell Peppers are sure to impress.
Nutrition information per serving: Calories – 320, Carbohydrates – 38g, Protein – 25g, Fat – 9g
Complete your culinary journey with these Stuffed Bell Peppers. The balance of flavors, the nutritional richness, and the sheer visual appeal make this recipe a must-try. Elevate your dining experience with every spoonful, and relish in the joy of sharing a wholesome meal with your loved ones.