Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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


Submitted by emaki12

Makes 4 servings



a mexican twist on stuffed peppers

Recipe Ingredients for Stuffed Peppers

1 cup, chopped Onions
0.5 cup, diced Celery
1 serving Ground Cumin
2 clove Garlic
1 package (10 oz) yields Spinach
2 cup Tomatoes Diced
15 oz Black Beans, Canned
0.75 cup Quinoa
4 medium Green Bell Pepper
1.5 cup Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Mexican Shredded Cheese

Recipe Directions for Stuffed Peppers

  1. 1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and celery, and cook 5 minutes, or until soft. Add cumin and garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in spinach and drained tomatoes. Cook 5 minutes, or until most of liquid has evaporated.

  2. 2. Stir in black beans, quinoa, carrots, and 2 cups water. Cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes, or until quinoa is tender. Stir in 1 cup cheese. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

  3. 3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Pour liquid from tomatoes in bottom of baking dish.

  4. 4. Fill each bell pepper half with heaping 3/4-cup quinoa mixture, and place in baking dish. Cover with foil, and bake 1 hour. Uncover, and sprinkle each pepper with 1 Tbs. remaining cheese. Bake 15 minutes more, or until tops of stuffed peppers are browned. Let stand 5 minutes. Transfer stuffed peppers to serving plates, and drizzle each with pan juices before serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 548.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
479
Calories from Fat
118
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.1g
20%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
22mg
7%
Sodium
591mg
25%
Potassium
1035mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
66.3g
22%
Dietary Fiber
18.0g
72%
Sugars
9.5g
Protein
31.1g
Vitamin A 164% Vitamin C 176%
Calcium 55% Iron 33%
* 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
92% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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