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Chicken & Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars

"These delicious cheese-topped stuffed red peppers get flavor, texture and fiber goodness from a tasty combination of quinoa, spinach and creamy mushroom soup. They're easy to prepare and packed with veggie goodness."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 393 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (8 pepper halves)

Directions

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  1. Set the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Heat the stock and quinoa in a 1-quart saucepan over high heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 13 minutes or until the quinoa is tender.
  3. Cook the chicken, garlic and onion in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until the chicken is cooked through, stirring often to separate meat. Stir in the spinach, soup, quinoa and 3 tablespoons cheese.
  4. Place the pepper halves into a 11x8x2-inch baking dish. Spoon the chicken mixture into the pepper halves.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until hot. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  6. Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 393 calories; 9.2 g fat; 38.2 g carbohydrates; 38.6 g protein; 78 mg cholesterol; 547 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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...I made the recipe spot on and passed all but one pepper on to my friends. I'm a 8 year veteran RnY gastric bypass patient .... most all my food has to be the size to fit thru a straw in ord...

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Very bland. I usually avoid recipes that are lacking in a variety of spices but thought I'd try it anyway. If you want loads of flavour this won't satisfy unless you make some major adjustments ...

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...I made the recipe spot on and passed all but one pepper on to my friends. I'm a 8 year veteran RnY gastric bypass patient .... most all my food has to be the size to fit thru a straw in ord...

Recipe is simple and my family loved it! I substituted instant brown rice for quinoa, added paprika, Adobe seasoning and more parmesan. Substitutions aside a great recipe I will make again.

Added zucchini, kalamata olives and Greek seasonings

Delicious! I found myself eating the filling even after filling the peppers. Great flavor and healthy!

Didn't have enough quinoa so I used half brown rice. It was delicious!

Add hummus!

Very bland. I usually avoid recipes that are lacking in a variety of spices but thought I'd try it anyway. If you want loads of flavour this won't satisfy unless you make some major adjustments ...

Very tasty!

Really enjoyed making this dish! Fairly simple to make, very filling, and healthy for the amount of food each serving receives. However, I forgot to look at the recipe pictures and did not cut m...