Stuffed Pepper Over Quinoa Salad

  • U Serves 2 People
  • P Prep: 20:00
  • P Cook: 00:40
Stuffed Pepper Over Quinoa Salad

Nutritional Facts

per 1 serving size (Recipe makes 2 servings)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 659

Calories from Fat 169

% Daily Values*

Total Fat 18.82


Saturated Fat 5.64


Polyunsaturated Fat 1.41

Monounsaturated Fat 6.72

Cholesterol 140.50


Sodium 382.75


Potassium 1683.25

Total Carbohydrate 65.70


Dietary Fiber 10.65


Sugars 17.85

Protein 59.15

Vitamin A 91.50%

Vitamin C 387.75%

Calcium 11.00%

Iron 50.75%

* Nutritional Values are estimated and may vary

³ Description

Baked Green Bell Pepper stuffed with ground beef, onion, rice, tomato, and corn served over a spicy quinoa salad with okra and Sriracha hot sauce.

² Ingredients

  •  1/2 can (12 oz) yields Yellow Sweet Corn (Whole Kernel, Drained Solids, Canned)
  •  1 cup Okra
  •  1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  •  1/2 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
  •  1 lb Ground Beef (95% Lean / 5% Fat)
  •  1 dash Black Pepper
  •  2 serving (serving = 1/4 cup) Trader Joe's Organic Quinoa
  •  1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  •  2 large (approx 3-3/4" long, 3" dia) Bell Peppers
  •  2 tsp Minced Garlic
  •  2 serving (serving = 1 medium) Roma Tomatoes
  •  1 serving (serving = 1 tsp) Lee Kum Kee Sriracha Chili Sauce

q Directions

In a skillet saute diced onion and garlic in 1/2 tbsp of olive oil. Add in 1lb of extra lean ground beef and brown the beef. Once browned, turn off stovetop, drain off excess grease and add in 1/2 can of corn, 1 whole roma tomato, and spices (pepper, chili powder). Mix and then set aside. Preheat your oven to 350F. Take two green bell peppers and cut off the top of them and then core the middle. Add in meat mixture. Cook in the oven for about 30 minutes, checking every 5-10 minutes to see how done it is along with basting the pepper and inside with a little bit of water to ensure that the meat does not dry out. While the peppers are cooking, cook your Quinoa per instructions on the box/bag - make 1/2 cup dry. Once Quinoa is cooked stir in okra. To assemble, put Quinoa salad in the bottom of the bowl, drizzle with siracha, and then place the cooked pepper on top.

Recipe Provided by @chelsea_lifts

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