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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

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