Quinoa Stuffed Red PeppersSubmitted by: LOVE2BEFIT
2 red bell peppers
1/2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 medium onion chopped
2 minced garlic gloves
1/2 tsp coriander
1/2 cup quinoa
1/4 cup parsley leaves chopped
2 tbsp chopped pecans or walnuts
1 oz provolone cheese, shredded
Heat oil in medium saucepan, add onion, garlic, coriander and chopped tops. Season with pepper. Cook until onion has softened, 4-5 minutes.
Add quinoa, and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Add 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer, and cover 11-13 minuts, until quinoa is tender. Remove from heat and stir in parsley, nuts, and provolone cheese.
Stuff peppers with quinoa mixture, place in 2 qt baking dish. Cover with aluminum foil and bake until peppers are tender, about 1 hour. Uncover and top with provolone cheese, bake 10-15 until cheese melts.
Number of Servings: 2
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LOVE2BEFIT.