Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

These stuffed peppers are filled with protein and nutrients your body desires. They’re easy to make and fun to eat!

Serves: 6Prep: 15 minutesCook: 30 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 can (4 oz.) green chilies, drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 3/4 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup petite diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup Mexican blend cheese, shredded
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kroger® Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 bell peppers, tops removed, stemmed and seeded

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9"x13" baking dish with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, green chilies, corn, beans, tomatoes, cheese, cilantro, cumin, garlic, onion powder, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  • Remove the tops of each bell pepper.
  • Spoon the mixture into each bell pepper cavity. Top each pepper with cheese, if desired. Place on prepared baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes, until the peppers are tender.
  • Serve and refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 can (4 oz.) green chilies, drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 3/4 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup petite diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup Mexican blend cheese, shredded
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kroger® Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 bell peppers, tops removed, stemmed and seeded

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9"x13" baking dish with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, green chilies, corn, beans, tomatoes, cheese, cilantro, cumin, garlic, onion powder, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  • Remove the tops of each bell pepper.
  • Spoon the mixture into each bell pepper cavity. Top each pepper with cheese, if desired. Place on prepared baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes, until the peppers are tender.
  • Serve and refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories260
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium310mg
Total Carbohydrate42g
Dietary Fiber8g
Sugars9g
Protein12g