Amazing Spanish-style quinoa stuffed peppers made with simply 10 active ingredients! Easy, flavorful, filled with healthy protein and fiber as well as entirely vegan and gluten free!
- 1 mug (168 g) quinoa or rice, completely rinsed as well as drained
- scant 2 mugs (460 ml) vegetable stock (sub water, but it will certainly be much less tasty)
- 4 big red, yellow or orange bell peppers, cut in half, seeds removed
- 1/ 2 cup (120 g) salsa, plus a lot more for serving
- 1 Tbsp (4 g) dietary yeast (optional)
- 2 tsp cumin powder
- 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1 15-ounce (425 g) can black beans, drained (if saltless, add 1/4 tsp sea salt)
- 1 cup (168 g) whole kernel corn, drained
- 1 ripe avocado, sliced
- Fresh lime juice
- Hot sauce
- Cilantro, chopped
- Diced red onion
- Creamy Cilantro Dressing
- Chipotle Red Salsa (or your preferred salsa)
- Add quinoa and vegetable stock to a saucepan and also give an outrage high heat. When steaming, minimize heat, cover, and also simmer up until all liquid is absorbed as well as quinoa is cosy – regarding 20 minutes.
- Preheat stove to 375 levels F and also gently oil a 9×13 cooking recipe or rimmed baking sheet.
- Brush halved peppers with a neutral, high heat oil, such as grape seed, avocado or fine-tuned coconut.
- Add cooked quinoa to a big blending dish as well as include remaining ingredients – salsa via corn. Mix to extensively integrate then preference as well as readjust seasonings appropriately, adding salt, pepper, or more spices as desired.
- Generously stuff cut in half peppers with quinoa mixture till all peppers are complete, after that cover the recipe with foil.
- Bake for 30 minutes covered, after that eliminate aluminum foil, increase heat to 400 degrees F, and also bake for one more 15-20 mins, or till peppers are soft and somewhat golden brown. For softer peppers, bake 5-10 minutes more.
- Serve with desired garnishes (noted above) or as is. Ideal when fresh, though leftovers keep covered in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. Reheat in a 350 degree oven until warmed via – regarding 20 minutes.