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Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

with Ground Beef, Quinoa, and Monterey Jack Cheese

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This recipe is full of itself—literally. Our roasted bell peppers are stuffed, loaded, pumped up, and packed in a way that is worthy of accolades, all thanks to a ground beef, quinoa, and melty Monterey Jack cheese filling. In the words of one of our happy cooks, this one is “way better than my mom’s family recipe (please don’t tell her that).”

Allergens:Milk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
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serving amount

1 unit

Chicken Stock Concentrate

1 unit

Yellow Onion

2 unit

Scallions

1 unit

Lime

½ cup

Quinoa

10 ounce

Ground Beef

1 tablespoon

Southwest Spice Blend

2 unit

Bell Pepper

13.76 ounce

Crushed Tomatoes

½ cup

Monterey Jack Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

Not included in your delivery

2 teaspoon

Olive Oil

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3096 kJ
Calories740 kcal
Fat35 g
Saturated Fat13 g
Carbohydrate71 g
Sugar19 g
Dietary Fiber11 g
Protein42 g
Cholesterol115 mg
Sodium840 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Small pot
Large Pan
Baking Sheet
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Preheat and Prep
Preheat and Prep
1

Wash and dry all produce. Adjust rack to middle position and preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bring 1 cup water, stock concentrate, and a pinch of salt to a boil in a small pot. Halve, peel, and dice onion. Trim, then thinly slice scallions. Cut lime into wedges.

Cook Quinoa
Cook Quinoa
2

Once water is boiling, add quinoa to pot. Cover, lower heat, and reduce to a simmer. Cook until tender, 15-20 minutes.

Start Filling
Start Filling
3

Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and scallions. Cook, tossing, until softened, 4-5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add beef, breaking up meat into pieces. Cook until browned, 3-4 minutes. Stir in Southwest spice and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Season with salt and pepper.

Prep and Roast Peppers
Prep and Roast Peppers
4

While onion and beef cook, halve bell peppers lengthwise, then remove white ribs and seeds. Rub all over with a drizzle of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place on a baking sheet. Roast in oven until softened, 5-7 minutes. Once cool enough to handle, arrange bell peppers cut-side up on baking sheet.

Finish Filling
Finish Filling
5

Stir tomatoes into pan with beef and bring to a simmer. Let simmer until flavors have come together and tomatoes reduce slightly, about 5 minutes. Stir quinoa into pan once it has finished cooking. Season with salt and pepper.

Finish and Serve
Finish and Serve
6

Stuff bell peppers with as much filling as will fit. Sprinkle cheese over top of each. Return to oven and continue roasting until very soft, about 10 minutes. Divide remaining filling between plates, then place stuffed peppers on top. Serve with lime wedges on the side.