• Paula Morais

Jack-o’-Lantern Stuffed Peppers


Here’s a great little recipe to serve around Halloween or after.

Ingredients:

  1. 2 Tbsp. olive oil

  2. 1 medium onion, chopped

  3. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  4. 8 medium celery stalks, chopped (about 4 cups)

  5. 2 medium green apples, with peel (about 2 cups)

  6. 4 cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth

  7. 2 cups dry quinoa, rinsed

  8. 1 tsp. sea salt

  9. 1 tsp. ground cumin

  10. ½ tsp. ground black pepper

  11. ½ cup dried cranberries

  12. ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  13. ½ cup pine nuts

Preparation:

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes, or until fragrant.

  3. Add celery and apple; cook, stirring frequently, for 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender.

  4. Add broth, quinoa, salt, cumin, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, covered, for 15 minutes, or until most of liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.

  5. Add cranberries. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.

  6. Add cilantro and pine nuts; fluff with fork and serve.

  7. Stuff Peppers with stuffing

  8. Bake in oven for 25-35 minutes at 375 degrees

  9. Serve to your little ghouls 🙂

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