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Quinoa & Minced Beef Stuffed Bell Peppers


  • Author: felicia | Dish by Dish
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 4 stuffed bell peppers 1x

Description

A mixture of quinoa, minced beef, carrots and heirloom tomatoes stuffed into warm bell pepper shells. A colorful, vibrant dish that’s filling and full of taste at the same time.


Ingredients

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  • 4 bell peppers (in the colors you like), stemmed and seeds removed
  • 1/2 pound of minced beef (or chicken, pork or turkey)
  • 1 1/2 cups of cooked quinoa (or rice if you prefer)
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup heirloom tomatoes, cut into small pieces
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh torn parsley leaves, for garnishing

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 deg. Fahrenheit (175 deg. Celsius)
  2. Cook quinoa according to package instructions
  3. While quinoa is cooking, heat up a little oil in a pan and saute diced carrots until soft, then add in the minced meat and cook until browned and cooked through.
  4. Once meat is cooked, remove pan from heat.
  5. Mix cooked quinoa with minced meat, carrots and heirloom tomatoes
  6. Divide filling mixture between the four bell peppers
  7. Place stuffed bell peppers on a baking tray, cavity side up
  8. Bake for around 30 minutes or until bell peppers are soft and tender.
  9. Serve immediately with a sprinkling of torn parsley leaves
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: Gluten-free
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