Black bean & quinoa stuffed peppers


  • 4 peppers halved
  • 1 cup dry quinoa (cook according to package)
  • 1 can low-sodium black beans
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 1/3 of a jar of medium salsa 
  • 1 tsp cumin 
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne powder
  • Himalayan pink sea salt and pepper to taste


Cook the quinoa according to the package. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the halved peppers in a glass dish (sprayed with Pam or coconut oil). Mix all of the other ingredients in a large bowl and combine with the cooked quinoa. Stuff the peppers with the mixture and cover with tinfoil. Bake for about 35 minutes on 350 degrees in the oven. Remove foil and cook another 10 minutes. Top with some more salsa or sriracha and enjoy!

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