Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

This recipe for Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers is full of flavour and makes for a healthy family meal. This is a great Mexican inspired dish.

This recipe for Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers is full of flavour and makes for a healthy family meal.

 

Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Yields:  8 stuffed pepper halves

Prep: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 1 hour | Total Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes

 

Ingredients:

4 bell peppers, cut in half vertically, cleaned and stems removed
¾ cup dry quinoa
1 can black beans (15 oz)
1 cup corn
½ small onion, diced
1 cup salsa
1 ½ tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
¼ tsp garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon chipotle powder
1 tablespoon cooking oil
Optional toppings: chopped avocado, cilantro, tomatoes

 

Directions:

Cook quinoa according to directions on package using either water or broth.

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place halved bell peppers in a lightly sprayed 9×13” baking dish and set aside.

 

Heat oil in a large sauté pan on medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until it is translucent. Add remaining ingredients to the pan, including cooked quinoa and combine. Add additional salsa if preferred.

Generously stuff the peppers with the filling. Place a sheet of aluminium foil over the baking dish and place in preheated oven for 35 minutes.

Remove foil and place baking dish back in oven for an additional 10 minutes.

Serve with your choice of toppings: chopped avocado, cilantro, fresh tomatoes, etc.

 

This recipe for Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers is full of flavour and makes for a healthy family meal. This is a great Mexican inspired dish.

 

Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 8 Halves

Ingredients
  

  • 4 bell peppers cut in half vertically, cleaned and stems removed
  • ¾ cup dry quinoa
  • 1 can black beans 15 oz
  • 1 cup corn
  • ½ small onion diced
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • Optional toppings: chopped avocado cilantro, tomatoes

Instructions
 

  • Cook quinoa according to directions on package using either water or broth.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place halved bell peppers in a lightly sprayed 9x13” baking dish and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large sauté pan on medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until it is translucent. Add remaining ingredients to the pan, including cooked quinoa and combine. Add additional salsa if preferred.
  • Generously stuff the peppers with the filling. Place a sheet of aluminum foil over the baking dish and place in preheated oven for 35 minutes.
  • Remove foil and place baking dish back in oven for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Serve with your choice of toppings: chopped avocado, cilantro, fresh tomatoes, etc.

 

This recipe for Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers is full of flavour and makes for a healthy family meal. This is a great Mexican inspired dish.

 

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