Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers
 
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This vegetarian quinoa stuffed bell pepper recipe is perfect for a weeknight meal. Ridiculously easy to make, packed with awesome Mediterranean flavors and healthy goodness!
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Recipe type: Vegetarian
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 200gr mixed quinoa
  • 450ml of cold water
  • 4 bell peppers (red, yellow, green, orange)
  • 200gr feta cheese, crumbled ( or use parmesan, cheddar, mozzarella or goat cheese)
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and finely cubed
  • a bunch of fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped
  • juice & zest of 1 lime
  • Extravirgin olive oil
  • Freshly cracked sea salt & black pepper
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Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.
  2. In a pot of cold water, add in quinoa and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 15 mins, until quinoa has absorbed the water and is cooked through. Drain and transfer into a large bowl.
  4. Use a small knife to cut the top out of the bell peppers, then scoop out the seeds and arrange on a baking dish.
  5. Mix the quinoa with chopped tomatoes, ¾ of the cheese, cilantro, spring onion and lime zest & juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste and a glug of olive oil.
  6. Fill each pepper wit the quinoa mix all the way to the top.
  7. Sprinkle the top with remaining cheese and bake for about 15-20 mins, or until peppers are tender and cooked trough.
  8. Remove from the oven and serve straight away.
Recipe by The Petite Cook at https://www.thepetitecook.com/quinoa-stuffed-bell-peppers/