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Spicy Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers

These quinoa-stuffed bell peppers are a healthy and delicious way to eat more veggies and plant based proteins! They're also great for meal prepping.

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Courtesy of Tawnie of Kroll's Korner

Instead of throwing a pizza in the oven, you can prep these on Sunday and pop them in the oven Monday night for dinner. This can help take the worries away of what you’ll be eating for dinner and you’ll know you’re having a nutrient rich meal.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 People

  • 5 bell peppers
  • 2 cups quinoa cooked
  • 1/2 white onion diced
  • 1 can 14oz. diced tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeno diced
  • 1 can low sodium black beansrinsed and drained
  • 1 can garbanzo beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz. can Yellow cornrinsed and drained
  • Homemade taco seasoningoptional - packet is OK too
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper chili flakes
  • 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • salt and pepper TT
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheeseshredded
  • Cilantro
  • Olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil and saute onion for 2-3 minutes. Add in quinoa, black beans, garbanzo beans, corn, diced tomatoes, jalapeno, quinoa, and taco seasoning. You may need to add a little water at this point to the mixture.
  3. Cut the tops of the bell peppers off and remove seeds + membrane. You can either fill the bells by cutting them in half, or leaving them whole. It is up to you.
  4. Spoon in the quinoa filling and top with cheese and cilantro. Place bell peppers in a baking dish and cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes or until warm. Enjoy!


Note: this can be prepped ahead of time and baked off when you'd like to eat them! Great for meal prep.


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