Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers. Green bell peppers stuffed with a mixture of rice, textured vegetable protein, cheese and tomato sauce. Omit the cheese for a vegan variation. Serve with additional tomato sauce, if desired.
These vegetarian stuffed peppers are inspired by my favorite Mexican dishes! This recipe features roasted bell peppers filled with a flavorful combination of pinto beans, brown rice and fresh veggies, topped with melted cheese (optional). This was the first vegetarian recipe I ever made–green peppers stuffed with a mixture of brown rice, nuts, dried cranberries, tofu and cheese. You can have Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers using 18 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers
- You need 3 of red peppers cut in half microwave for 5 minutes.
- Prepare 1 c of rice cooked.
- It’s 2 tbs of olive oil.
- It’s of Garlic.
- You need of Onion.
- You need of Celery.
- You need of Carrots.
- You need of Tofu well drained.
- Prepare of Mushrooms.
- Prepare of Basil.
- It’s of Italian Seasoning.
- It’s of Salt.
- It’s of Pepper.
- You need of Soy Sauce.
- Prepare of Ketchup just a squirt.
- Prepare of Feta Cheese.
- You need of Walnuts.
- You need of Raisins.
Substitute soy cheese for the Parmesan to create a vegan delight. These protein-packed vegetarian stuffed peppers are a delicious way to showcase seasonal bell peppers. They're weeknight-friendly, made mostly with pantry staples, and feature the Latin flavors of cumin, cilantro, and lime. These Vegetarian Quinoa and Bean Stuffed Peppers are so easy to make, flavorful, filling, and the perfect freezer meal, and great for meal prep.
Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers instructions
- Sauté garlic, onions, celery, carrots, seasonings.
- Crumble well drained tofu in sauté mixture add soy sauce and squirt of ketchup..
- Remove from stove and Add Rice, Raisins, Feta.
- Fill Peppers, top with more feta and bake at 375 for 20 minutes.
A Delicious family-friendly weeknight meal the whole family will enjoy. These easy baked stuffed bell peppers are full of protein-packed beans and quinoa that will leave you full and satisfied. Black Bean Stuffed Peppers: Black beans are the best to include in vegetarian meals because they're a great source of protein. Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers are filled with chipotle-flavored rice, beans, and vegetables, then smothered with melty cheese and crunchy tortilla chips. Last Thanksgiving, when my friend Stephanie asked for a vegetarian option she could serve her non-turkey-eating relatives, this is what I suggested.