Stuffed Peppers with Mediterranean-Spiced Quinoa
Stuffed Peppers with Mediterranean-Spiced Quinoa
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  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    Protein-packed quinoa gets great flavor from kalamata olives, pesto, chickpeas, and feta.

    Ingredients

    • 1 teaspoon olive oil, extra-virgin
    • 1 small uncooked onions, yellow, diced
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
    • 14 1/2 ounces canned diced tomatoes, Italian-style, undrained
    • 1 cup cooked quinoa, rinsed if indicated on package
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 teaspoon table salt
    • 4 medium sweet peppers
    • 10 medium olives, kalamata, chopped
    • 1 cup canned chickpeas (undrained), rinsed and drained
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons store-bought-pesto sauce
    • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 814 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 33.94%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 36.4%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 31 mg 10.3%
    • Sodium: 5792 mg 241.35%
    • Calcium: 359 mg 35.89%
    • Potassium: 1352 mg 38.62%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 38.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 101 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 19 g 76.84%
    • Sugar: 15 g
    • Protein: 37 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 54.65%
    • Vitamin C 81.97%
    • Vitamin D 0.19%
    • * 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables5
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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