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Vegetarian Stuffed Quinoa Capsicums

Looking for a delicious healthy option for the warmer months? Look no further than these tasty Stuffed Capsicums.

The perfect mix of fast and flavoursome, this veggie packed dish is ideal when you’re following a healthy eating plan or are part of the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Stuffed Christmas Capsicums

 

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Vegetarian Stuffed Quinoa Capsicums
Stuffed Christmas Capsicums
Course Main Dish
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 4 small red capsicums lids removed and kept, seeds and membranes removed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 cup button mushrooms chopped
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 lemon juiced and zested
  • 4 tbsp chopped pistachios cashews or hazelnuts can also be used
  • 3 tbsp reduced fat feta crumbled
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped, to serve
  • Olive oil spray
Course Main Dish
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 4 small red capsicums lids removed and kept, seeds and membranes removed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 cup button mushrooms chopped
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 lemon juiced and zested
  • 4 tbsp chopped pistachios cashews or hazelnuts can also be used
  • 3 tbsp reduced fat feta crumbled
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped, to serve
  • Olive oil spray
Stuffed Christmas Capsicums
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. Spray the inside and outside of the capsicums with olive oil spray and place on a lined baking tray.
  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium/high heat.
  4. Cook the onion until tender, then add mushrooms.
  5. Add the onion and mushrooms to the rest of the ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well with your hands to combine.
  6. Stuff the mixture into the 4 capsicums and place the lids back on top.
  7. Cook in the hot oven for around 20 minutes or until the tops are golden.
Recipe Notes

Recipe makes 4 servings at 215 calories per serve

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