Southwestern Chicken Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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Spice up your diet with this healthy and delicious southwestern chicken quinoa stuffed peppers recipe! Perfect for summer time and outdoor eating or year round to break up the health food monotony. Enjoy plenty of protein, fiber, and antioxidants here with minimal fat and sugar. Enjoy the frugal feast!

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 4 Half Peppers


- 2 bell peppers, cut in half 
- 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 
- 1/2 red onion, diced 
- 3 tablespoon minced garlic 
- 1 can black beans 
- 1/2 cup sweet white corn 
- 1 can diced tomatoes w/ chiles 
- 2 chicken breasts cooked & shredded 
- 1 tablespoon chili powder 
- 1 tablespoon oregano 
- 1 tablespoon cumin 
- 1 teaspoon red pepper 
- 1 pinch of salt & pepper 
- 1 cup low fat shredded pepper jack cheese 


Spray the bell peppers with a little olive oil and roast in oven for 10 minutes to soften a little. Cook quinoa and set aside. Sauté onions, garlic and spices. Then add the corn, beans, and tomatoes. Mix with chicken and then combine everything together. Stuff peppers with the mix. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Add reduced fat shredded pepper jack cheese to the top of the peppers and then broil for 5 minutes or until cheese has melted and bubbly. Perfect for that outdoor barbecue or pool party!

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