Greek-Style Stuffed Bell Peppers With Quinoa

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READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Set a pot of water to boil. Remove tops from peppers and cut in half length-wise. Seed and devein peppers. Reserve pepper tops. Once water has boiled, add peppers and cook for 7-8 minutes. Drain water and run cold water over peppers.
  3. Finely dice pepper tops.
  4. In a medium skillet, heat olive oil. Saute onion and garlic over medium-high heat until soft, about 5 minutes. Add ground beef and cook until browned.
  5. Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  6. Into ground beef, stir lemon juice and zest, tomato sauce, cooked quinoa and spices.
  7. Cook until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.
  8. Stuff peppers with ground beef mixture. Top with cheese. Place peppers in a greased baking pan and cover with aluminum foil.
  9. Bake in a 375 degrees F oven for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake and additional 15 minutes.

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