stuffed

Stuffed Bell Peppers

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 bell peppers
  • Ground beef or turkey
  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 Persian cucumbers
  • BBQ sauce (pineapple)
  • Margarita salt (optional)
  • Feta cheese

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook the ground meat on the stove top at a medium temperature.. once it is all brown, pour in BBQ sauce and stir to desired taste; along with margarita salt if you choose.
  2. Boil 2 cups of water and 1 cup of quinoa together and cook until seeds have spiraled out and have fully cooked through.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Slice off tops of bell peppers.
  5. Chop up bell peppers tops and the Persian cucumbers and place in bowl.
  6. Add meat and quinoa.
  7. Place empty bell peppers in boiling water for 2-3 minutes to soften them.
  8. Add mixture to bell peppers and place in oven for approximately 15minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and top with feta.

I also added a simple kale salad with a grapefruit balsamic and crushed peanuts!