Lentil Quinoa and Vegetable Stuffed Peppers
Lentil Quinoa and Vegetable Stuffed Peppers
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 55 min
  • total: 1 hr 25 min
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  • Summary

    Stuffed with lentils, quinoa, carrots, spinach, shallots, garlic, and smoky spices, these peppers are as healthy as they are delicious.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons of ground flax seed + 6 tablespoons of water – mixed together well – This is your “egg.”
    • 1 cup of quinoa + 1 and 1/2 cups of water – rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer for 4-5 minutes to get the soapy coating off.
    • 1 cup of lentils + 4 cups of water – rinse and check the lentils for foreign objects
    • 1 tablespoon of avocado oil
    • 1 cup of finely chopped carrots
    • 1 shallot – finely chopped
    • 3 cloves of garlic – minced
    • 3/4 cup of vegetable broth from a 1 quart container – reserve the excess broth.
    • 2 cups of coarsely chopped spinach
    • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce
    • 2 teaspoons of Italian seasoning
    • 2 teaspoons of sea salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon of liquid smoke
    • 4 bell peppers – cut the tops off (save them for baking) and seed
    • 1 tablespoon of olive or avocado oil

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 385 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.25%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1206 mg 50.26%
    • Calcium: 90 mg 8.99%
    • Potassium: 1321 mg 37.75%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 47.71%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 64 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 21 g 83.77%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 23 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 146.48%
    • Vitamin C 214.73%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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