Stuffed Peppers

 

 

Making stuffed peppers is actually a lot easier than it sounds!

Stuffed Peppers
5 peppers (Costco Pack)

1 Tbsp. olive oil

1 small head broccoli

1 onion

2 carrots

2 garlic cloves – minced

1/2 tsp. sage

1/2 tsp. basil

1/2 tsp. oragano

1/2 tsp. rosemary

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 cup cooked quinoa

1 tomato

1 cup shredded cheese

2 cups salsa

1/2 lb. ground turkey (optional)

Slice peppers in half, wash and remove seeds. In large skillet saute chopped broccoli, onion, carrots, garlic and herbs in olive oil until onions are cooked. Mix in cooked quinoa. Arrange halved peppers on jellyroll pan and fill each pepper full of mixture. Top with a slice of tomato and shredded cheese. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees. Top with salsa and serve.

This is an easy recipe to experiment with spices and ingredients to fit what your family likes and what you have on hand. Other ingredients that you could use include: black beans, corn, green onions, zucchini, rice, etc. (Photo above from Midwest Vegetarian).