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Yields:
6 servings
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
Lunch
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Stuffed Peppers II

Bell peppers stuffed with ground beef and quinoa.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cut the top off the bell peppers and remove the seeds. Place upright in a small casserole dish with 1/2 cup water in the dish. Cover loosely with plastic wrap. Microwave for 2 minutes.
  2. Prepare quinoa as directed on the package using the beef stock.
  3. Sauté chopped onions in a skillet with olive oil. Season with salt. When tender, add the ground beef and brown. Add chopped garlic and parsley. Season well with black pepper and paprika, to taste.
  4. Add the tomato sauce and simmer a few minutes to blend the flavors. Add the cooked quinoa.
  5. Stuff the beef and quinoa mix into the bell peppers. Bake in oven at 350 °F (175 °C) for 30 minutes.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 216 calories in 1 serving of Stuffed Peppers II.
Calorie break-down: 35% fat, 32% carbs, 33% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 77
Calories 216
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 8.54g 13%
  Saturated Fat 3.189g 16%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.729g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.453g  
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 689mg 29%
Potassium 439mg  
Total Carbohydrate 17.28g 6%
  Dietary Fiber 3.4g 14%
  Sugars 5.93g  
Protein 18.06g  
 
Vitamin A 130% Vitamin C 394%
Calcium 21% Iron 135%
11%
of RDI*
(216 calories)
11% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (32%)
 
Fat (35%)
 
Protein (33%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories