Ancient Grain Stuffed Red Bell Peppers Recipe

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Submitted by shera1381

Makes 4 servings



Impressive, yet simple with whole grains and wakame, a mild sea vegetable. Feel free to add more herbs or top with toasted sesame seeds.

Recipe Ingredients for ANCIENT GRAIN STUFFED RED BELL PEPPERS

3/4 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
1 cup edamame
1 cup wakame seaweed
6 green onions, thinly sliced
3 carrots, grated
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
2 tbsp mirin
4 red bell peppers, tops removed and reserved, then cored and seeded

Recipe Directions for ANCIENT GRAIN STUFFED RED BELL PEPPERS

Preheat oven to 350F. Put grains and 1 1/2 cups water into a medium pot and bring to a boil. Reduce to medium-low; cover and simmer until liquid is gone and grains are tender, about 15 minutes. Let rest 5 minutes; fluff with a fork and transfer to a large bowl. Toss in edamame, wakame, onions, carrots, cilantro and mirin. Stuff peppers with mixture and arrange in a baking dish; pour 1/4 cup water into dish. Place tops on peppers, cover with foil and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake until tender, 20 to 30 minutes more.
Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 310.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
289
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
291mg
12%
Potassium
1041mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
44.9g
15%
Dietary Fiber
9.3g
37%
Sugars
9.8g
Protein
15.2g
Vitamin A 237% Vitamin C 297%
Calcium 21% Iron 28%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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