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.
- 4 medium sized bell peppers
- 1½ 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 **
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.
*any rice will work
*sub vegan cheese or no cheese at all for vegan
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