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Cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers are amazing with the creamy cheesy flavors of the popular dip!
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 397kcal
Author Aubrey Cota

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken stock or vegetable broth plus 1 more cup for steaming the peppers
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 8 oz. mushrooms chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 10 oz. frozen chopped spinach defrosted and squeezed dry
  • 8.5 oz. can artichoke hearts chopped
  • 2 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 6 bell peppers

Instructions

  • bring chicken broth to boil in a medium sauce pan
  • add in the quinoa, cover, and bring back up to a boil
  • reduce the heat to a simmer and allow to cook for another 12 minutes
  • remove from heat fluff and then cover again and allow to sit for 15 minutes
  • preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat
  • add onion and garlic stirring occasionally for 3-5 minutes until onion has softened
  • add in the mushrooms and allow to cook until mushrooms are soft
  • add in the spinach and artichokes and warm up
  • turn off the heat but keep the skillet on the stove top add in the cream cheese 3/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese and the feta cheese
  • once all the cheese is melted and evenly distributed stir in the quinoa
  • cut off the tops of the peppers and remove the seeds
  • place into a baking dish with high sides
  • fill the peppers with a heaping amount of the quinoa mixture
  • top with the remaining Parmesan cheese
  • place the peppers carefully into a baking dish with high sides
  • carefully pour 1 cup of stock into the bottom of the dish and cover
  • place in the oven and cook for 30 minutes
  • remove the cover and allow to cook another 15 minutes or until the Parmesan cheese is melted and slightly browned

Nutrition

Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 1135mg | Potassium: 847mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 199.6% | Vitamin C: 200.9% | Calcium: 36.8% | Iron: 20.4%