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Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers are a classic comfort food and these vegetarian ones will make you forget about all the meat!
Course Vegan Main Dish Recipes
Cuisine American
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 276kcal
Author Holly

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 1 4-ounce can diced green chiles
  • 1 cup vegan shredded cheddar cheese, optional
  • 4 large bell peppers, tops and cores removed

OPTIONAL TOPPINGS

  • avocado
  • additional salsa or pico de gallo
  • cilantro

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add in the onion garlic, and taco seasoning. Cook for 3-4 minutes until softened.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the onion mixture, quinoa, black beans, corn, salsa, green chiles, and cheese.
  • Divide the mixture between the bell peppers and place in a baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, remove the foil and continue baking an additional 20 minutes. Top with optional toppings and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 698mg | Potassium: 589mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 5429IU | Vitamin C: 212mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2mg