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Quinua Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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


Submitted by katetastic12

Makes 6 servings



Low Glycemic with quinoa instead of rice and high in protein!!

Recipe Ingredients for Quinua Stuffed Peppers

1 pound ground beef
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) vegetable broth
1/4 cup water
1 bay leaf
2 cup quinoa, rinsed
2 each medium sweet red, yellow and orange peppers
4 medium carrots, finely chopped
2 medium onions, finely chopped
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/8 teaspoon dried thyme

Recipe Directions for Quinua Stuffed Peppers

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the broth, water and bay leaf to a boil. Add quinoa. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Discard bay leaf.

  2. Cut peppers in half lengthwise and discard seeds. In a large kettle, cook peppers in boiling water for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse in cold water; invert onto paper towels.

  3. In a large nonstick skillet, saute the carrots and onions in oil until tender. Add the quinoa, sunflower kernels and seasonings; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until heated through. Spoon into pepper halves. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until peppers are tender.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 381.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
406
Calories from Fat
99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.0g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
67mg
22%
Sodium
397mg
17%
Potassium
883mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
42.2g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5.6g
22%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
33.3g
Vitamin A 139% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 6% Iron 31%
* 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 manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in zinc
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