- Vegetable Stuffed Peppers are a nutritious and flavorful meal, combining beans, vegetable protein, and spices in bell peppers.
- This dish is both visually appealing and versatile, suitable for vegetarians and those looking for a healthy yet hearty option.
- The recipe emphasizes simplicity and adaptability, encouraging personal touches to suit individual tastes.
Welcome to this week's feature from GetSetup's delightful kitchen, where we share a recipe that's both nutritious and tantalizing. Today, we bring you the "Vegetable Stuffed Peppers" – a dish that's as colorful as it is flavorful.
- 1 15-ounce can of unsalted, drained black beans
- 1 cup each of textured vegetable protein, frozen corn, and cauliflower rice
- 2 bell peppers
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 tablespoon of chili powder
- 1 teaspoon each of cumin, paprika, powdered garlic
- 1 28-ounce can of whole tomatoes
- Grated cheddar cheese
- Begin by quartering and seeding the bell peppers. If they're small, halving them is sufficient.
- Briefly immerse the peppers in boiling water for 30-60 seconds, then drain.
- Soften the chopped onion in a non-stick skillet.
- Add all the remaining ingredients (except the cheese and tomatoes) to the skillet.
- Arrange the peppers in a shallow casserole or baking dish and top them with the bean mixture.
- Break up the whole tomatoes and place them on top of the stuffed peppers.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F for about 30 minutes, or until the dish starts to bubble.
- Finally, sprinkle grated cheddar cheese over the peppers and return them to the oven. Bake for an additional 15 minutes or until the cheese is perfectly melted.
This recipe is a testament to the versatility and heartiness of vegetables. It's a perfect dish for those seeking a comforting yet healthy meal. The combination of the beans, textured vegetable protein, and spices offers a rich, savory flavor, while the bell peppers add a sweet and crisp texture. This dish is not just a feast for your taste buds but also a visual treat with its vibrant colors.
Serve this as a main course for a family dinner or as a special weekend treat. It's sure to delight vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.
Remember, cooking is not just about following a recipe; it's about creating something that brings joy to you and your loved ones. Enjoy the process, and don't hesitate to add your personal touch to this dish!