Savory Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers: Wholesome Supper



Savory Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers: Wholesome Supper

Create a delightful journey through the flavors of our Savory Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers, the perfect wholesome supper choice for those seeking a healthy and satisfying meal.

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers, any color
  • 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

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes. Place them in a baking dish and set aside.
  3. Rinse the quinoa under cold water and drain.
  4. In a saucepan, combine the quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  6. Stuff each bell pepper with the quinoa mixture and place them back in the baking dish.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheddar cheese on top of the stuffed peppers.
  8. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.
  9. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and slightly golden.
  10. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Savory Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers are not only delicious but also packed with protein and fiber. They make for a colorful and nutritious dinner option that the whole family will enjoy.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 375, Fat: 9g, Carbohydrates: 60g, Fiber: 12g, Protein: 16g

In conclusion, these Savory Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers are a delightful addition to your dinner table. They are not only bursting with flavor but also provide essential nutrients for a balanced meal. Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply looking for a healthy supper option, these stuffed bell peppers are sure to satisfy your taste buds. The combination of quinoa, black beans, and spices creates a savory filling that complements the sweet, roasted bell peppers perfectly. Plus, the melted cheddar cheese on top adds a touch of indulgence to this wholesome dish. So, gather your ingredients and give this recipe a try for a wholesome and satisfying supper!

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