Stuffed Bell Peppers (Recipe)

March 2, 2023

Stuffed Bell Peppers (Recipe)


✅ 1 cup dried quinoa

✅ 25 ounces ricotta cheese, drained

✅ parmesan cheese, to taste

✅ 1 3/4 cup water or vegetable broth

✅ 2 teaspoons chili powder

✅ 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
✅ 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

✅ good pinch pink salt

✅ 1 can (14 oz) corn, drained

✅ 1 can (14 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed

✅ 6 medium bell peppers, use your favorite color/s

✅ cilantro, to serve

✅ avocado, to serve

✅ 1 cup pico de gallo, plus more as needed


1️⃣ Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2️⃣ Quinoa: In a medium size pan, add water/broth, quinoa, chili powder, cumin and salt, bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, let cool about 5 – 7 minutes. Add in corn, black beans and pico de gallo, mix to combine. Add extra pico de gallo as you like, I used about 1 1/2 cups. Taste for seasoning adding salt or other spices to your liking.

3️⃣ Assemble: Slice bell peppers in half and remove seeds.

Serve with sliced avocado and a sprinkle of chopped cilantro.


Servings : 6
Ready in : 35 Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Recipe Type : Italian, Mediterranean
Calories: 512kcal

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