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Vegetarian Stuffed Buffalo Peppers
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5 from 2 votes

Vegetarian Stuffed Buffalo Peppers.

Vegetarian stuffed peppers full of buffalo sauce and feel good ingredients that will knock your socks off with flavor. Ready in 30 minutes and a sure way to impress your friends and family.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 4
Calories: 182kcal
Author: Bailey

Ingredients

  • 4 medium sized bell peppers
  • cup cooked quinoa *
  • 1 15 oz can of black beans about 1 ½ cups
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • ½ cup chopped red onions
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro divided
  • ½ cup buffalo sauce
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella **

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Start cooking the quinoa. While it is cooking, drain and rinse your beans. Chop your onions and add to a large bowl with the beans and seasoning.
  • Next, slice your bell peppers vertically and cut out the white flesh part and discard it with the seeds. 
  • Add cooked quinoa to the bowl and mix well. Add in buffalo sauce and fresh cilantro. Mix again and stuff peppers well. Add cheese if using.
  • Place peppers open side up on a parchment lined cooking sheet or a large baking dish, they can touch one another while baking. Bake at 400 for about 20 to 25 minutes. 

Notes

*any rice will work
*sub vegan cheese or no cheese at all for vegan

Nutrition

Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 1022mg | Potassium: 554mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 3824IU | Vitamin C: 152mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 2mg