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Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Today, I’m sharing a recipe that’ll transform your dinner routine into a full-blown fiesta—my Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers. This isn’t just a meal; it’s a flavor celebration that’ll make your taste buds salsa!

Start by giving quinoa the spotlight it deserves. In just 20 minutes, cook it up until it’s fluffy and ready to steal the show. Now, in a bowl, assemble your dream team: quinoa, black beans, and crumbled feta. Season it like a pro, because this mixture is about to become the life of the party.

Picture this: bell peppers, sliced in half and waiting to be filled with the quinoa fiesta. It’s a texture and flavor symphony that’ll have you doing the happy dance. And now, for the grand finale, layer on a duo of cheeses—melty cheddar and the tangy richness of feta. It’s like music to your taste buds.

Pop those bad boys into a preheated 375°F oven, and in just 30 minutes, your kitchen will smell like a fiesta. But hold on, we’re not done yet! For that golden, crispy touch, give them a quick broil. Trust me, it’s the secret ingredient for perfection.

As you pull them out, let these flavor wonders rest for a mere 5 minutes. It’s like letting the ingredients mingle and harmonize, creating a taste experience that’s nothing short of magical. And for the finishing touch? Lime slices. Zesty, fresh, and the perfect encore to elevate this dish to legendary status.

In under an hour, you’ve just curated a flavor fiesta that’ll have your guests singing your praises. My Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers—bold, flavorful, and the star of your next dinner party. Now, let the fiesta begin!

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Try Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers for a simple and tasty meal. Fill bell peppers with quinoa, black beans, and feta, top with melted cheese. It's quick, budget-friendly, and satisfying. Serve with black beans, feta, and lime slices for an easy-going dinner.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Fusion
Servings 4 people
Calories 450 kcal


  • Oven
  • Baking Dish
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Saucepan
  • Cooking spoon
  • Knife
  • Cutting board


  • 4 large bell peppers halved and seeds removed
  • 1 cup quinoa cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheese cheddar or Mexican blend
  • 2 limes sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for drizzling


  • Preheat the Oven: Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Prepare Bell Peppers: Cut the bell peppers in half, removing seeds and membranes. Place them in a baking dish.
  • Cook Quinoa: Cook the quinoa according to package instructions. Fluff it with a fork and set aside.
  • Prepare Filling: In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, black beans, and crumbled feta. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
  • Stuff Bell Peppers: Fill each bell pepper half with the quinoa mixture. Press the filling down slightly and mound it on top.
  • Add Cheese: Sprinkle shredded cheese over the top of each stuffed pepper.
  • Bake: Drizzle a bit of olive oil over the peppers for a golden finish. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the peppers are tender, and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Broil (Optional): If you want a crispy, golden top, broil for an additional 2-3 minutes until the cheese is lightly browned.
  • Serve: Remove from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes. Garnish with lime slices before serving.


  1. You can customize the filling with additional vegetables like corn, diced tomatoes, or spinach.
  2. Experiment with different cheese blends for varied flavors.
  3. Serve with a side of salsa or avocado for an extra burst of freshness.
Keyword Black Beans, Cheeseburger, Feta Pasta, Lime, Quinoa, Stuffed Peppers, Vegetarian
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Erika Herbert
Erika Herbert