Stuffed Bell Peppers with Quinoa & Veggies

Picture yourself sitting down to a delicious, wholesome meal that’s not only bursting with flavor but also packed with nutritious goodness. Our Stuffed Bell Peppers with Quinoa & Veggies recipe is the perfect choice for those looking to enjoy a hearty, plant-based dish that’s as satisfying as it is healthy.

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers, any color
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup black beans, canned and drained
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded vegan cheese
  • Fresh cilantro leaves 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. Set them aside.
  3. In a saucepan, combine the quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, diced tomatoes, black beans, corn, red onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Stuff each bell pepper with the quinoa and vegetable mixture. Place them in a baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle shredded vegan cheese on top of each stuffed bell pepper.
  7. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.
  8. Remove from the oven and garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy your nutritious Stuffed Bell Peppers with Quinoa & Veggies!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Stuffed Bell Peppers with Quinoa & Veggies are a delightful combination of wholesome ingredients and savory flavors, making them a perfect addition to your plant-based recipe collection. Packed with protein-rich quinoa, fiber-filled black beans, and a medley of colorful vegetables, each bite is a burst of deliciousness. The melted vegan cheese on top adds a creamy finishing touch. Whether you’re a committed vegan or just looking to incorporate more meatless meals into your diet, this dish will satisfy your taste buds and keep you full and energized. Plus, it’s a great way to use up those extra bell peppers from your garden or farmer’s market haul. Give this recipe a try and discover the joy of healthy eating without compromising on taste!

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 325

Total Fat: 7g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 670mg

Total Carbohydrates: 57g

Dietary Fiber: 10g

Sugars: 7g

Protein: 12g

Picture yourself enjoying this delectable meal, whether it’s for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. Stuffed Bell Peppers with Quinoa & Veggies are a wholesome, satisfying, and nutritious choice that will leave you wanting seconds. So, gather your ingredients, preheat that oven, and get ready to savor the deliciousness of this delightful dish!