Tuscan White Bean, Spinach, and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
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Serves: 4 or 8 servings
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp rosemary
  • 5 cups fresh spinach, packed (or 1 package frozen)
  • 2 roma tomatoes, chopped
  • ⅔ cup white beans
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • Juice of half lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 red bell peppers
  • Chopped fresh parsley
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for about 2 minutes until softened. Sprinkle with a few pinches of salt.
  3. Add the garlic, thyme, and rosemary and cook for another minute.
  4. Add the spinach to the mix and cook about 2 minutes until wilted.
  5. Add the white beans, tomato, quinoa, and lemon juice to the mixture. Stir until incorporated. Add salt and pepper to taste. Take mixture off the heat.
  6. Cut each pepper in half vertically. Remove the veins and seeds.
  7. Spray a large casserole dish with cooking spray.
  8. Fill each pepper half with the mixture, portioning out an equal amount among all 8 pepper halves.
  9. Place the stuffed peppers in the casserole dish.
  10. Bake for 30 minutes.
  11. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley.
Serving size: 2 stuffed peppers
Nutrition Information (per serving) from Caloriecount.about.com
Calories: 270 Fat: 3.4g Carb: 48.5g Fiber: 11.4g Protein: 14g Sugar 8.3g Sodium: 83mg
Weight Watchers Points (calculated on member website)
WW: 6 Points Plus

Serving size: 1 stuffed pepper
Nutrition Information (per serving) from Caloriecount.about.com
Calories: 135 Fat: 1.7g Carb: 24.2g Fiber: 5.7g Protein: 7g Sugar 4.1g Sodium: 41mg
Weight Watchers Points (calculated on member website)
WW: 3 Points Plus
Recipe by Destination Delish at https://www.destinationdelish.com/tuscan-white-bean-spinach-and-quinoa-stuffed-red-peppers/