Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Imagine sinking your teeth into a colorful bell pepper filled with fluffy quinoa, hearty black beans, and a burst of vibrant flavors. This dish offers the perfect balance of textures and tastes that will leave you feeling fully satisfied without any guilt. Whether you're already a fan of stuffed peppers or simply in search of a new go-to healthy dinner option, this recipe is sure to elevate your culinary repertoire while nourishing your body from the inside out. So why settle for mundane meals when you can indulge in this delightful fusion of health and flavor?

 Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers


- 4 large bell peppers

- 1 cup quinoa

- 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

- 1 cup salsa

- 1 teaspoon cumin

- 1 teaspoon chili powder

- 1 cup shredded cheese


1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove seeds and membranes.

3. In a large bowl, mix together quinoa, black beans, salsa, cumin, and chili powder.

4. Spoon the quinoa mixture into the hollowed-out bell peppers.

5. Place stuffed peppers in a baking dish and cover with foil.

6. Bake for 30 minutes, then remove foil and sprinkle shredded cheese on top.

7. Bake for an additional 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

8. Serve hot and enjoy!