Quinoa Stuffed Red Peppers
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Recipe type: Main Meal
Serves: 6 serves
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa or millet (See instructions - 1 cup of dry quinoa is enough)
  • 1-2 tbs coconut oil, ghee or butter
  • 1 medium onion diced or 1 bunch chives chopped finely
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 tbs dried basil
  • 2 tbs paprika
  • 4 cloves garlic minced or garlic oil
  • 2 stalks celery finely chopped
  • 500 grams kale, spinach or other greens, lightly steamed
  • 6 red peppers, halved, seeded and parboiled for 5 minutes
  1. To cook Quinoa:
  2. If time permits soak quinoa in enough water to cover overnight.
  3. Add drained quinoa to a medium size saucepan and cover with 2 cups of water and a pinch of salt.
  4. Bring to the boil and then turn down to simmer with lid on.
  5. Cook using absorption method. (approx 20 mins)
  6. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  7. Heat oil or butter in wok or skillet.
  8. Saute onions or chives and spices until fragrant and soft.
  9. Add garlic or oil, celery, kale or other greens and cook until tender.
  10. Blend with cooked grains.
  11. Taste mixture and adjust seasonings.
  12. Oil a casserole dish and add peppers and stuff them with grain mixture.
  13. Bake for 45 minutes.
  14. Serve with green salad or steamed veggies.
This recipe is suitable for: fodmaps, sugar free meal plan and anti candida
Recipe by Coconut Oil Post at https://coconutoilpost.com/special-diets/candida/candida-diet/quinoa-stuffed-red-peppers/