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Grilled Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients

  • 4 large red bell peppers
  • 1⁄2 cup quinoa
  • 2 Tbsp Our Family® Mild Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 can (10 oz.) Our Family® Diced Tomatoes with Green Chiles
  • 3⁄4 cup drained and rinsed Our Family® Black Beans
  • 1⁄3 cup Our Family® Frozen Corn, thawed
  • 3 cups packed baby spinach
  • ¼ tsp Our Family® Kosher Salt
  • 2 1⁄2 Tbsp shredded Our Family® Mexican Blend Cheese
  • chopped fresh chives for garnish (optional)

 

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 pepper): 219 Calories, 3g Fat, 1g Saturated Fat, 5mg Cholesterol, 687mg Sodium, 39g Carbohydrates, 9g Fiber, 9g Sugars, 0g Added Sugars, 10g Protein

Directions

  1. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. Slice ½-inch from the top of bell peppers; remove seeds and inner membranes.
  2. Prepare quinoa as label directs; stir in seasoning.
  3. In large skillet, heat tomatoes and chilies with their juice, beans and corn to a simmer over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in spinach; cook 3 minutes or until spinach is wilted, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in salt and quinoa mixture.
  4. Fill peppers with quinoa mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Place peppers, cheese side up, on hot grill rack; cover and cook 5 minutes or until grill marks appear. Turn off 1 side of grill; place peppers over unlit side of grill, cover and cook 15 minutes or until heated through and cheese melts.
  5. Serve peppers sprinkled with chives, if desired.

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