Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers


quinoa stuffed bell peppersQuinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 (4-oz.) can green chiles
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup petite diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder, or more to taste
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 6 bell peppers, tops cut, stemmed and seeded

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, green chiles, corn, beans, tomatoes, cheeses, cilantro, cumin, garlic, onion and chili powder, salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Spoon the filling each each bell pepper cavity. Place on prepared baking dish, cavity side up, and bake until the peppers are tender and the filling is heated through, about 25-30 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately.

Recipe Courtesy of: http://www.simpledish.com/entertaining/vegetarian/quinoa-stuffed-bell-peppers

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