Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

joeyjoan K

By
@chachi

I needed an original idea for a food challange that required we use quinoa, bell pepper, and almonds. This is what I came up with.


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Serves:

4 to 6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
quinoa,
1 1/2 c
water
1
cinnamon stick
1 1/2 tsp
curry powder
1/2 tsp
allspice, ground
1/4 tsp
clove, ground
1/4 tsp
cardamom
1/2 c
almonds, blanched
1/2 c
cranraisins
2 or 3 large
bell peppers

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large skillet lightly toast almond slivers,add and toast quinoa until starting to darken.
2
in a 2 quart sauce pan place water and all the spices and cranrasins.Add quinoa bring to a boil
3
stir once lower heat and cover.
4
Simmer 20 min. remove from heat
5
While quinoa is cooking 1/2 peppers long ways and deseed.
6
fill cleaned pepper halfs with quinoa mixture. Place in baking dish.
7
place in 350 degree oven covered bake 35 min
8
after 35 min uncover and top with a creamy sweet cheese and bake 15 min more or until cheese is melted and browning.
9
Serve as a main dish or side dish.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #curry, #quinoa, #cranraisin