Vegan Bean Stuffed Baked Peppers

Whether you are looking for a meat less weeknight dinner recipe or you`re already on a veggie diet you found it. These quick and easy vegan bean stuffed baked peppers are loaded with protein, fibre and excellent taste.

Recipe

Prep Time: 25 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Yields: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 yellow peppers, sliced lengthwise and deseeded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked thi colour quinoa
  • 2 cups canned or cooked white beans
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (I used Napoletana with chunky tomatoes and herbs)
  • small bunch fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated dairy-free cheese
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat and add onions. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until onions are golden brown. Add garlic and cook for another 30 seconds. Add quinoa, beans and tomato sauce, stir to combine and cook for 5 minutes. Turn the heat off and stir in coriander.
  2. Preheat oven to 180°C. Stuff peppers with the bean mixture and place in a square baking dish with about 1/2 an inch of water on the bottom. Sprinkle with cheese on top and bake for 25-30 minutes or until tender. Enjoy right away!

Nutrition Facts

Per serving: 316 KCALS | 7G FAT | 1.2G SAT FAT | 52.1G CARBS | 3.7G SUGAR | 14.2G FIBRE | 13.3G PROTEIN

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