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Stuffed Bell Peppers

A few nights ago my friend and I made the most amazing stuffed bell peppers. I’ve been eating leftovers every day since and can’t get enough!

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

To make about 8-9 stuffed bell peppers, you’ll need:

1 tablespoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Salt

Pepper

Worcestershire sauce

1 pound ground beef

1 can diced tomatoes

1 can black beans

1 red onion

1 bunch celery

1 package frozen sweet corn

5-6 cups cooked quinoa

8-9 pepper jack cheese slices

8-9 large bell peppers, assorted colors

First, chop up the onion and celery and sauté them in a pan over medium-high heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

When the onions are golden brown, add in the corn, diced tomatoes and black beans.

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Sauté the ground beef in a second pan. Season with cumin, chili powder, and 3 to 4 shakes of Worcestershire sauce.

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Once the veggies and beef are finished cooking, mix together all of the ingredients, including the cooked quinoa, in a large bowl.

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Next, chop off the tops of each bell pepper and scoop out the seeds and ribs with a spoon. If the peppers do not stand up on their own, you can slice off a small portion of the bottom.

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Fill the bell peppers with the beef, quinoa, and veggie mixture.

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Place a slice of pepper jack cheese on top of each bell pepper.

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Then, place the peppers in the oven under the broiler and broil until the cheese melts.

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

Stuffed Bell Peppers - recipe - Wanderlust in the City

I guarantee you won’t be able to eat just one!

~S

2 replies »

  1. WOW! This recipe makes the thought of eating stuffed bell peppers actually exciting!! I’m going to try it ASAP. Looks amazing!!! Thanks!!

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