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Cheesy Quinoa Stuffed Bell Pepeprs

Cheesy Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers are packed with ground beef, tomatoes, quinoa and plenty of cheese. This recipe is sure to be a hit at dinnertime!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Emily

Ingredients

  • 4 Bell Peppers Large
  • 2 Tomatoes Diced
  • 1/2 Onion Chopped
  • 2 TBS Olive Oil
  • 2 TBS Tomato Paste
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 1/4 cup Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 cup Cooked Quinoa

Instructions

  1. Cut off the tops of the bell peppers and clean out the insides

  2. Place bell peppers into a pot of water and turn on high, get the water to a boil and then boil for 5-10 minutes or until bell peppers are softened but not falling apart.

  3. Remove bell peppers from water and allow to cool and dry on a paper towel.

  4. Meanwhile pour olive oil into a pan and cook chopped onion and garlic.
  5. Once the onion and garlic are a little cooked them add in the ground beef and cook until done.

  6. Mix the tomato paste in with the ground beef mixture and then add in diced tomatoes.

  7. Cook until tomatoes begin to break down. Add ΒΌ cup of water if it seems dry.

  8. In a large bowl mix together your cooked quinoa, ground beef mixture and 1 cup of cheddar cheese

  9. Place bell peppers in a casserole dish and spoon your mixture into your bell peppers

  10. Top with additional cheese and bake in oven on 350 for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted