Not your ordinary stuffed peppers

terry edwards


This is an easy,healthy from-scratch meal that is easy but will impress.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
45 Min


  • 6 large
    yellow or red bell peppers
  • 1 medium
    yellow onion
  • 5 clove
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground meat(beef,venison,pork,turkey) or mixed
  • 1-14.5 oz can(s)
    tomatoes, canned italian-style and diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    allspice, ground
  • 1 tsp
    ancho chili pepper
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan or mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 c

How to Make Not your ordinary stuffed peppers


  1. add the oil to a large pan and preheat
  2. chop the onion and garlic and add to the pan
  3. put the 1 1/2 cups of water with 1/2 teaspoon salt in a sauce pan and bring to a boil.
    Add the quinoa, reduce the heat, put on a lid and simmer for 15 min.
  4. cut the tops from the peppers and thoroughly clean the inside

    chop the removed tops and add to the pan with the onion
  5. put the ground meat in the pan with the onions and brown
  6. add the diced tomatoes,oregano,allspice,cumin,and chili powder to the pan, stir and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. add the cooked quinoa to the pan and mix completely.
    Salt to taste
  8. fill the bell peppers with the mixture and place upright in an oven safe baking dish that has about 1/4 inch of water in the bottom.

    Cover with aluminum foil and bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes
  9. remove the dish from the oven and remove the foil.
    Sprinkle the grated cheese on top of the peppers and place back in the oven UNCOVERED for 10 minutes
  10. remove the peppers from the oven and plate

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About Not your ordinary stuffed peppers

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #PEPPERS #Stuffed #bell

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