Tuesday, May 20, 2014

21 Day Fix Stuffed Peppers




 21 Day Fix Quinoa Stuffed Peppers 


Ingredients:

4 Sweet bell peppers of your color choice.
2 Yellow containers of quinoa, cooked just shy of done
1 Yellow container of black beans, (canned) rinsed and drained
1 Yellow container of frozen corn
2 Red containers of browned low fat ground turkey or beef, seasoned with 21 Day Fix Southwestern Seasoning  
1 Green container of petite diced tomatoes (no sugar added)
1 Green container of tomato sauce (same as diced tomatoes)
1 1/2 Blue container of your favorite cheese


Directions

1. Cook quinoa according to directions in your eating plan.
2.  While quinoa is simmering, brown ground meat and season with Southwest seasoning.  
     Set aside to cool.
3. Drain and rinse canned black beans.  
4. Portion out diced tomatoes, corn, and tomato sauce, and cheese.
5.  Combine in large bowl meat, tomatoes, corn, rice/quinoa, beans, and sauce.
6.  Cut caps off of peppers and pull out ribs and core.  Rinse excess seeds out.
7. Stuff peppers with filling.
8. Sprinkle with cheese.
9.  Bake at 375 Fahrenheit for 40-45 minutes, depending on the strength of your oven.  Cheese should be melted and filling should be heated all the way through.




This recipe serves 4, 1 pepper=1 serving

21 Day Fix container count per serving:  1 Red, 1 Yellow, 2 Green, 1/2 Blue.

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