Vegetarian stuffed peppers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 299.1
  • Total Fat: 20.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 20.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.3 g
  • Protein: 5.0 g

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bell pepper stuffed with quinoa, brown rice, grated squash, carrot and pesto bell pepper stuffed with quinoa, brown rice, grated squash, carrot and pesto
Number of Servings: 8


    Green Bell Pepper - 8 med to large
    Quinoa 1 cup cooked
    brown rice 1 cup cooked
    Garlic, 3 cloves (to taste)
    Basil, 25 leaves (~ 2 bunches)
    Olive Oil, .5 cup
    Carrot - 2 med to large
    zuchini - 1 med to large
    Patty Pan Squash - 2 small
    Pine Nuts, .5 cup


I used green peppers however, other colors can be used. Also, the baking time is for al dente peppers. if you like them softer cook for more time.


prepare the brown rice and quinoa, place in large mixing bowl. grate the zuchini, patty pan squash and carrot and add into the mixing bowl with the grains. mix well.

preheat the oven to 350 and spray a baking dish with non-stick spray. cut stem from bell peppers, remove seeds and rinse inside. Fill each with the grain stuffing and set upright in baking dish.

prepare pesto:
in a blender, put pine nuts, olive oil, basil and garlic. blend until creamy. pour over the peppers.

bake for 45 mins.

Serving Size: makes 8 stuffed peppers, 1 pepper is a serving

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CMW123.

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