Go Back
+ servings
5 from 1 vote
Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers is an easy recipe that's perfect for a weeknight dinner and beautiful enough to serve to guests. Stuffed peppers take on a Mexican flair, bursting with a filling of quinoa, black beans, corn, tomatoes and salsa. #peppers #stuffedpeppers #quinoa #quinoastuffedpeppers #blackbeans #corn #easyrecipe #dinner #weeknightdinner #comfortfood #swirlsofflavor
Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers is an easy recipe that's perfect for a weeknight dinner and beautiful enough to serve to guests. Stuffed peppers take on a Mexican flair, bursting with a filling of quinoa, black beans, corn, tomatoes and salsa. 

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Mexican stuffed peppers, quinoa stuffed peppers, vegetarian stuffed peppers
Servings: 4
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Arrange pepper halves, cut side up in a 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Add 2 Tablespoons water, cover and bake 20 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in large non-stick skillet and cook onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin and kosher salt until tender, 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add beans, diced tomatoes with their juices, salsa, corn, quinoa and water and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes until liquid has been absorbed.
  6. Spoon filling into peppers and top with cheese. Return peppers to oven and bake 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and peppers are tender.
  7. Garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve with sour cream and additional salsa, if desired.
Recipe Notes

Makes 5 cups of quinoa filling.