Quinoa-Stuffed Green Bell Peppers

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Lennie

Haven't tried this myself; posted in response to a quinoa discussion.

Top Review by prestliz

Excellent! I have two daughters home for the summer that follow the vegan way of eating. I found this recipe was a great way to make one meal for the entire family. The filling has an excellent flavour. It would be nice on its own.I did not have mushrooms so I substituted celery. I substituted parsley for corriander.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse quinoa under cold water; drain well.
  2. In a saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to boil and then stir in quinoa.
  3. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes or until the water is absorbed and quinoa is translucent.
  4. Cut 1/2-inch off top of green peppers and remove seeds.
  5. In a large saucepan filled with boiling water, cook peppers for 5 minutes or until tender-crisp.
  6. Remove from water and drain well, upside down.
  7. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat and cook onion until tender; stir in mushrooms, quinoa, corn, half the coriander, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic and pepper flakes.
  8. Stuff this mixture into peppers.
  9. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and remaining coriander.
  10. Bake in a greased 8-inch baking dish in a preheated 350F (180C) oven for 30 minutes or until heated through.

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