Quinoa Stuffed Peppers Recipe
Melissa @ Living a Frugal Life
medium onion chopped
Ribs of celery
peeled and chopped
cans of diced tomatoes
drained, liquid reserved
can of black beans
rinsed and drained
if frozen defrost before adding
large bell peppers
halved lengthwise, ribs removed
Salt and pepper to taste
Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
Saute onion, celery, carrot, and cyan pepper for about 5 mins or until soft.
Add cumin and garlic and cook for another minute.
Stir in spinach and drained tomatoes and cook for 5 mins.
Stir in black beans, quinoa, and water.
Cover and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for about 20 mins or until quinoa is tender.
salt and pepper to taste.
Preheat over to 350 and pour reserved liquid from the tomatoes into a baking dish.
Fill each 1/2 of bell pepper with quinoa mixture and place into the baking dish.
Cover with aluminum foil and bake 40 mins.
Drizzle juices over the peppers when serving them.