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Ground Beef & Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers

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6 servings

Our love affair with quinoa shows no sign of stopping! And it won't—as long as it continues to thrill us in dishes like these beef-stuffed peppers.

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  • Heat oven to 375ºF.
  • Mix first 5 ingredients just until blended.
  • Cut tops off peppers; remove and discard seeds. Fill peppers with meat mixture; place in shallow baking dish. Top with marinara sauce.
  • Bake 50 min. to 1 hour or until meat mixture is done (160ºF).


Substitute cooked long-grain brown rice for the quinoa.


  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Low sodium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 2 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

High in vitamin C, the peppers make the perfect edible cups for this delicious ground beef and quinoa filling. And as a bonus, this quick-to-fix meal is low in calories, fat and sodium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 280
% Daily Value
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 480mg
Carbohydrate 29g
Dietary fiber 6g
Sugars 11g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 80 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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