5-Ingredient Quinoa Stuffed Peppers Recipe

5-Ingredient Quinoa Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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How To Make 5-Ingredient Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Munch on these vegetarian-friendly stuffed peppers for a quick snack! It’s deliciously filling and flavorful, and can be whipped up in under an hour.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 6medium bell pepperstops cut off and cores removed
  • Chipotle Black Bean Crumbles1 package, cooked
  • 3cupsquinoacooked
  • 2cupsPepper Jack cheesefreshly-shredded
  • 1cupsalsagood-quality

For Optional Toppings:

  • extra cheese
  • chopped fresh cilantro
  • diced avocado


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Arrange the peppers in a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with the cavity facing up.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the cooked black bean crumbles, cooked quinoa, 1½ cups of shredded cheese, and salsa until combined.

  4. Spoon the mixture evenly into the cavities of the six bell peppers.

  5. Sprinkle the tops with the remaining ½ cup of shredded cheese.

  6. Bake uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the peppers are cooked and soft and the cheese is all melted.

  7. Serve topped with cheese, cilantro, and avocado, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 527.05kcal
  • Fat: 18.93g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.24g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 65.03g
  • Fiber: 9.31g
  • Sugar: 6.95g
  • Protein: 24.68g
  • Cholesterol: 39.16mg
  • Sodium: 579.85mg
  • Calcium: 391.47mg
  • Potassium: 903.96mg
  • Iron: 4.94mg
  • Vitamin A: 295.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 153.57mg
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