Savory Stuffed Bell Peppers, Wholesome Delight

As a passionate chef, I’m delighted to share with you my recipe for Savory Stuffed Bell Peppers. This dish is a true wholesome delight that never fails to impress. The combination of vibrant bell peppers, hearty ingredients, and flavorful seasonings makes this recipe a favorite among both family dinners and gatherings with friends.

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers, any color
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels, frozen or fresh
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine cooked quinoa, black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  4. Stuff each bell pepper with the quinoa mixture and place them in a baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese over the stuffed peppers.
  6. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 25-30 minutes, until the peppers are tender.
  7. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes to melt and slightly brown the cheese.
  8. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 35 minutes | Total time: 50 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Savory Stuffed Bell Peppers are a wholesome delight filled with a flavorful quinoa and vegetable mixture, topped with melted cheddar cheese.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 10g | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 15g

Wholesome and satisfying, these Savory Stuffed Bell Peppers bring together the natural sweetness of bell peppers and the earthiness of quinoa and black beans. Each bite is a burst of flavor and nutrition, making it a fantastic option for a balanced meal. Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply looking for a nutritious dish that doesn’t compromise on taste, these stuffed bell peppers will undoubtedly become a favorite in your recipe collection. Share this delightful recipe with your loved ones and savor the joy of healthy eating together.