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Slow Cooker Bell Peppers with Quinoa

Slow Cooker Bell Peppers with Quinoa

Recipe Preparation

15 mins

Recipe Cook Time

3 hrs

Recipe Serving

Serves 6

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With our Italian Roll Sausage, you’re sure to love this savory meal as a weeknight or weekend dinner.

Recipe Ingredients

6
large bell peppers (red, orange. yellow)
2 teaspoons
olive oil
1/4 cup
red onion, chopped
2
garlic cloves, chopped
1 1/2 cups
white quinoa, cooked
1 teaspoon
salt
1/2 teaspoon
freshly cracked black pepper
1 can
tomato sauce (15 oz.)
1 1/4 cup
cheddar cheese, shredded

Instructions

1
Remove tops from bell peppers with a pairing knife. Carefully remove ribs and seeds. Set aside.
2
In a large sauté pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
3
Add sausage and cook for 8 minutes or until sausage browns. Remove from heat and let rest and cool for 10 minutes.
4
In a large bowl, combine quinoa, salt, pepper, cooked onion, garlic and sausage. Gently fold with a large spoon to combine all ingredients.
5
Divide mixture into six portions and spoon in each portion in each bell pepper. Arrange stuffed bell peppers in slow cooker and pour tomato sauce over peppers.
6
Cover slow cooker and cook for 3 hours on high. During the last 30 minutes of cooking, top peppers with cheddar cheese. Remove bell peppers from slow cooker and serve.

Nutrition Info

The actual values may vary due to portion size, preparation of product, additional condiments and substitution of ingredients.

Calories
420
Total Fat
29 g
Saturated Fat
12 g
Cholesterol
55 mg
Sodium
1260 mg
Total Carbs
21 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Protein
19 g

Allergen Info

Different products may contain allergens such as Milk, Wheat, Egg, Soy, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Fish and Shellfish. If you are sensitive to allergens, always check the labels before use.

Slow Cooker Bell Peppers with Quinoa

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Recipe Preparation

15 mins

Recipe Cook Time

3 hrs

Recipe Serving

Serves 6