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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

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.
Calorie break-down: 35% fat, 32% carbs, 33% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
216
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
8.54g
11%
Saturated Fat
3.189g
16%
Trans Fat
0.477g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.729g
Monounsaturated Fat
3.453g
Cholesterol
48mg
16%
Sodium
689mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate
17.28g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
12%
Sugars
5.93g
Protein
18.06g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
35mg
3%
Iron
3.65mg
20%
Potassium
439mg
9%
Vitamin A
157mcg
17%
Vitamin C
163.6mg
182%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
11%
of RDI*
(216 calories)
11% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (32%)
 
Fat (35%)
 
Protein (33%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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