Greek Style Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Looking for an easy Greek Style Stuffed Peppers recipe? Learn how to make Greek Style Stuffed Peppers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by thisurbankitchen

Makes 6 servings



Use left over cooked quinoa to speed up prep and cook time!

Recipe Ingredients for Greek Style Stuffed Peppers

1 cup quinoa
10 ounce baby spinach,chopped
1 medium zucchini, coarsely grated (about 2 cups)
1 small onion, minced (about 1 cup)
1 tablespoon garlic, about 3 cloves
1/2 cup bulgur
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 Freshly ground black pepper
3 red bell peppers, halved lengthwise, cores and ribs removed
18 ounces diced tomatoes, finely chopped and seasoned with basil, garlic and red pepper flakes
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Recipe Directions for Greek Style Stuffed Peppers

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Sautee the onions, garlic, zucchini and spices for 3 minutes.

  3. In a large bowl combine the quinoa, spinach, zucchini mixture, bulghur, egg, salt and a few grinds of pepper. Mix until thoroughly combined.

  4. Arrange the pepper halves cut side up in a 9 by 13-inch baking dish and fill each pepper half with the mixture. Pour the tomatoes over the peppers and sprinkle with the feta cheese. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake until the meat mixture is completely cooked and the peppers are tender, about 25 minutes longer.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 296.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
239
Calories from Fat
52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.8g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
42mg
14%
Sodium
395mg
16%
Potassium
919mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
38.0g
13%
Dietary Fiber
8.0g
32%
Sugars
6.6g
Protein
11.2g
Vitamin A 144% Vitamin C 178%
Calcium 16% Iron 21%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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