Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers

A plate of colorful, stuffed bell peppers, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves

Nourish Your Heart and Tickle Your Taste Buds With These Bell Peppers!

Hello there! Welcome to another exciting, nutrient-rich culinary adventure that’s not just delicious but is also an elixir for your heart! Today, we’re venturing into the vibrant world of vegetarian stuffed bell peppers – stuffing them with a medley of flavoursome, heart-healthy ingredients.

You’re in for a treat with this Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe, where each bite is a celebration of rich flavours and hearty goodness!

A plate of colorful, vegetarian stuffed bell peppers, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves

This delightful dish combines the crunch of fresh bell peppers with the creamy richness of a well-seasoned, veggie-filled stuffing. Best of all, it’s not just an explosion of flavours, but also a treasure trove of heart-healthy nutrients. So why wait? Let’s get started, and in no time, you’ll be relishing these colourful, heart-healthy stuffed bell peppers!

A plate of colorful, stuffed bell peppers, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves

This is not just a tasty recipe but a stepping stone to a healthier lifestyle. In addition to the pleasure of creating and enjoying this dish, it will also contribute to your heart’s health. Isn’t that an exciting journey to embark on? Just cook, stuff, bake, and serve these colorful parcels of joy!

A plate of colorful, stuffed bell peppers, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves

Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers

dr. Hakeem
4.9 from 10 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6 servings
Calories 275 kcal


  • 6 medium-sized bell peppers tops cut, cored and deseeded
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup sweet corn cooked
  • 1 medium-sized red onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese vegan options work too
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Spices: 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon paprika, salt, and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish


  • Step 1: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Step 2: In your frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onions and minced garlic, cooking until they become translucent.
  • Step 3: Combine the cooked quinoa, black beans, sweet corn, cooked onions, garlic, spices, and half of the cheese in your mixing bowl.
  • Step 4: Fill each bell pepper with the quinoa stuffing, place them on the baking tray, and top with the remaining cheese.
  • Step 5: Cover the tray with aluminium foil and bake for 25-30 minutes, until the peppers are tender and the cheese is beautifully melted.
  • Step 6: Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves, serve hot, and enjoy!


Serving: 1Stuffed Bell PepperCalories: 275kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 9gFat: 12gFiber: 7g
Keyword Bell Peppers, Easy, Heart, Home Cooking, Kosher, Mediterranean, Quinoa, Stuffed, Vegetarian
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Required Cooking Tools:

  1. Sharp knife
  2. Mixing bowl
  3. Frying pan
  4. Baking tray
  5. Aluminium foil
  • Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size1 Stuffed Bell Pepper
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories275
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat12 g16.67%
  • Sodium210 mg9.13%
  • Total Carbohydrate34 g12.36%
  • Dietary Fiber7 g25%
  • Protein9 g18%

Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers Calories:

Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers are a delightful and nutritious dish, with each serving containing approximately 275 calories.

A fantastic plant-based meal option awaits you in these stuffed bell peppers, as they are filled with a delicious mixture of hearty ingredients like quinoa, black beans, and vegetables, offering a rich source of protein and essential nutrients.

Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers Health Benefits:

This recipe is perfect for those looking to nourish their heart! It is rich in fiber, essential for lowering cholesterol levels, and packed with antioxidants that help in reducing inflammation and protecting your heart. Quinoa and black beans offer plant-based protein, vital for heart health.

Suitable Occasions to Serve the Dish:

You can serve this dish as a show-stopper at dinner parties, a special dish for Sunday brunch, or even as a nutritious everyday meal.

Time for Preparation, Cooking, and Serving:

Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Serving time: 5 minutes

Number of Servings and Serving Size:

This recipe yields 6 servings, with each serving size being one stuffed bell pepper.

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Bon appétit!

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dr. R. Hakeem
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25 Responses

  1. 5 stars
    Wow, this is what I call a perfect dish! The combination between bell pepper and the filling is totally dancing in my tongue. A bit of advice, I had the quinoa mixed with grilled meat for extra sweetness. Just awesome!

  2. I am a beginner cook Recipe was easy to follow and the result was yum!

  3. my husband’s cholesterol is high doc said eat heart healthy This is so good for him

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