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Millet-Stuffed Peppers

Rated as 4.26 out of 5 Stars

"Millet, black beans and tomatoes are stuffed into pepper shells, and then baked in the microwave oven. These vegetarian stuffed peppers are easy to make and are also gluten free!"
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35 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 5 servings


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  1. Combine the millet, water and vegetable bouillon in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the water is absorbed.
  2. Slice the tops off of the peppers, and remove the seeds and cores. Set aside. When the millet is done, stir in the tomatoes and black beans. Spoon into the peppers until filled. Place the peppers into a glass baking dish, and cover with plastic wrap.
  3. Cook in the microwave for 10 minutes, or until peppers are tender. Turn peppers every 2 to 3 minutes to ensure even cooking.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 189 calories; 2.1 37.6 6.1 0 17 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I added fresh garlic, cayenne, cumin and chili powder to the millet and it was excellent!

Most helpful critical review

This recipe has potential but I find millet to be kind of dry so if I make it again I will use quinoa instead.

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I added fresh garlic, cayenne, cumin and chili powder to the millet and it was excellent!

I liked this recipe. I sauteed 1 chopped onion with 8 ounces of chopped mushrooms until they were translucent. I added 3 chopped tomatoes to the onions and mushrooms and sauteed them for an addi...

This recipe is good as is, if you don't like spicy food. Otherwise, add some spice to it, we used chili powder, cumin, and some Italian Seasoning--a lot of all 3. You don't need any more salt. ...

Great recipe! Only problem was that the bouillon made the millet way to salty. Then again I was using a product called, "Better than Bouillon". It's always worked great but it must be way sal...

I doubled everything except the black beans. I also sauteed about a pound of mild sausage along with 2 chopped onions, some minced garlic, cayenne pepper and black pepper and added it to everyth...

Delicious! I added cumin, 3-4 cloves of garlic, and fresh cilantro. I cut my peppers in half and laid them in a glass dish with tomato sauce at the bottom (a thin layer). I baked them at 350 f...

Would've been bland as written, but is a good starter. Added cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, cayenne, and pepper, and mixed in chopped jarred jalapenos. Topped with cheddar and sour cream. ...

SO GOOD! I also added Cumin, garlic, chili powder, and black peper! I threw it all on the rice cooker and it came out great! The second time i made it i just chopped the pepers and threw them in...

Replaced the tomatoes with our favorite salsa and added some cumin. Yummy! This will be added to our regular dinner favorites! Love that it cooks in the microwave! Thanks for a great recipe.