Greek-Style Stuffed Bell Peppers With Quinoa

Recipe by ElleFirebrand
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Set a pot of water to boil. Remove tops from peppers and cut in half length-wise. Seed and devein peppers. Reserve pepper tops. Once water has boiled, add peppers and cook for 7-8 minutes. Drain water and run cold water over peppers.
  • Finely dice pepper tops.
  • In a medium skillet, heat olive oil. Saute onion and garlic over medium-high heat until soft, about 5 minutes. Add ground beef and cook until browned.
  • Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  • Into ground beef, stir lemon juice and zest, tomato sauce, cooked quinoa and spices.
  • Cook until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.
  • Stuff peppers with ground beef mixture. Top with cheese. Place peppers in a greased baking pan and cover with aluminum foil.
  • Bake in a 375 degrees F oven for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake and additional 15 minutes.
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