Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Peppers
If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious meal, these Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Peppers are the perfect choice. They are not only visually appealing with vibrant bell peppers but also packed with flavor and goodness. This recipe is a great way to incorporate quinoa and black beans into your diet, providing a healthy dose of protein, fiber, and essential nutrients.
- 4 large bell peppers, any color
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup corn kernels
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh cilantro for garnish
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the quinoa and toast for a few minutes until it becomes fragrant.
- Stir in the black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes until everything is well combined and heated through.
- Stuff each bell pepper with the quinoa and black bean mixture. Place them in a baking dish.
- Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese on top of each stuffed pepper.
- Cover the dish with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes until the peppers are tender.
- Remove from the oven and garnish with fresh cilantro.
- Serve hot and enjoy your Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Peppers!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Peppers are a healthy and tasty meal option that the whole family will love. The combination of quinoa, black beans, and flavorful seasonings makes for a satisfying dish that’s both nutritious and delicious.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Protein: 15g, Carbohydrates: 55g, Fiber: 11g, Sugars: 5g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 20mg, Sodium: 350mg
These Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Peppers are a delightful and wholesome addition to your dinner repertoire. They are not only a treat for your taste buds but also a feast for your eyes with their vibrant colors. Plus, they are a great way to enjoy the health benefits of quinoa and black beans. Make these stuffed peppers for a family dinner or as a meal prep option for a busy week ahead. Either way, you’ll be indulging in a nutritious and delicious dish that everyone will adore.