Chickpea and Spinach Stuffed Peppers



Chickpea and Spinach Stuffed Peppers

Chickpea and Spinach Stuffed Peppers is a delightful vegetarian dish that’s perfect for dinner or a special occasion. These vibrant and nutritious peppers are filled with a flavorful mixture of chickpeas, spinach, and aromatic spices, making them a healthy and satisfying meal option. Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, this recipe is a must-try.

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers, any color
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, chopped spinach, cooked quinoa, diced tomatoes, diced red onion, minced garlic, ground cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  4. Stuff each bell pepper with the chickpea and spinach mixture.
  5. Place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish. If desired, sprinkle shredded cheese on top.
  6. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.
  7. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly (if using).
  8. Serve hot and enjoy your delicious Chickpea and Spinach Stuffed Peppers!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Chickpea and Spinach Stuffed Peppers are a nutritious and flavorful vegetarian dish that’s easy to make and perfect for any occasion. These stuffed peppers are loaded with protein, fiber, and a burst of Mediterranean flavors. They make for an excellent main course or a wholesome side dish. Plus, they’re a great way to get your daily dose of veggies while savoring every bite. Try this recipe today and elevate your dinner table with this wholesome and satisfying dish!

Nutrition Information (Per Serving): Calories: 290kcal, Carbohydrates: 51g, Protein: 12g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 8mg, Sodium: 340mg, Potassium: 690mg, Fiber: 10g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 101% DV, Vitamin C: 241% DV, Calcium: 16% DV, Iron: 17% DV

Chickpea and Spinach Stuffed Peppers offer a harmonious blend of wholesome ingredients that not only satisfy your taste buds but also provide essential nutrients. The vibrant bell peppers are roasted to perfection, creating a tender shell that complements the hearty filling. Each bite is a burst of Mediterranean-inspired flavors, making it a crowd-pleaser even for meat lovers.
Whether you’re serving these stuffed peppers as the star of your dinner table or as a flavorful side dish, they’re sure to impress. The combination of chickpeas, spinach, and quinoa provides a satisfying and nutritious meal that will leave you feeling nourished and delighted. So, why wait? Gather your ingredients and embark on a culinary journey with Chickpea and Spinach Stuffed Peppers tonight!

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