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Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

These peppers are on our regular rotation.  They are very nutritious, delicious, and whoop up pretty quickly.  You can make them for meatless Monday or add ground turkey to them.  The quinoa provides good grains and protein too!  Ready set cook!!!

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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Serves: 4 Cooking Time: 30 minutes


  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 (4-ounce) 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 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, or more to taste
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 6 bell peppers, tops cut, stemmed and seeded



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment paper.


In a large bowl, combine quinoa, green chiles, corn, beans, tomatoes, cheeses, cilantro, cumin, garlic, onion and chili powder, salt and pepper, to taste.


Spoon the filling into 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.


Serve immediately.


Credit: damndelicious.com

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