These South American-style stuffed peppers are a perfect entrée or appetizer for any party!

Quinoa Stuffed Poblano Peppers

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Prep Time 5 5 mins Cook Time 25 25 mins Total Time 30 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 12


Elevate your dining experience with our tantalizing Quinoa Stuffed Poblano Peppers. Roasted poblano peppers embrace a delectable filling of quinoa infused with the robust kick of jalapeño cheddar sausage, hearty black beans, and a vibrant medley of fresh cilantro and zesty lime juice. Every bite harmoniously blends the smoky, spicy, and tangy notes, while the creamy cheese from the sausage complements the earthy quinoa. Topped with a sprinkle of cilantro, these peppers offer a symphony of flavors that's both satisfying and irresistible.



  1. Place poblano peppers in a single layer on an aluminum foil lined baking sheet. Set aside.

  2. Combine quinoa and water in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil, then let simmer until water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Set aside.

  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a in a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring often for 3 to 4 minutes.

  4. Add sausage, black beans, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, salt, and pepper to skillet. Continue cooking until most of the lime juice is absorbed, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add cooked quinoa; stir to combine.

  5. Transfer filling equally between poblano pepper halves. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve immediately.

Keywords: stuffed peppers, quinoa, pablano

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