Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Stuffed Peppers

The tomato soup makes this recipe!!!

Stuffed Peppers

  • 3 sweet peppers
  • 0.5 cup quinoa (1 cup water or vegetable broth)
  • 1 zucchini (shredded)
  • 1 carrot (shredded)
  • 1 cup mushrooms (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 small red onion (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 TBS chili powder
  • 1 can drained black beans
  • juice of 1 lime
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)


  • 15oz diced tomato 
  • 2 cups tomato soup (we used Dr Furhman's recipe from here http://heal-thy-self-cb.blogspot.com/2014/01/week-4-day-2-level-2-dr-joel-fuhrmans.html)


Stuffed Peppers
Step 1Cook 1 cup of quinoa in two cups of water. Bring the quinoa to boil stir and cover the pot with a lid. Turn the heat down to a low simmer, let it simmer for 10 minutes. 
Step 2Core the peppers, removing the seeds and membranes.
Step 3In a large skillet water saute the diced onion, minced garlic, and coarsely chopped mushrooms sauté for 5 minutes or until onion becomes translucent.
Step 4Add the the carrots and zucchini to the pan. Add turmeric, chili powder, and cumin. Sauté for another 2 minutes or until the squash and zucchini become soft.
Step 5Add cooked quinoa and beans to the vegetables and mix everything well, adding the juice of 1 lime.
Step 6Stuff the peppers with the mixture, place them into an oven safe pan. Pour the sauce (see step 7 bellow) all over the peppers and bake at 350°F for about 1 hour.
Step 7Mix the 15oz diced tomato and 2 cups of tomato soup

Top with cheese or dayia cheddar cheese

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