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Chorizo and Beef Quinoa Stuffed Pepper

 
Chorizo and Beef Quinoa Stuffed Pepper
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This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the most popular recipes.popular
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
 
One serving costs about $3.69 One serving costs about $3.69

$3.69 per serving

1254 people like this recipe

1,254 likes

This recipe is ready in 30 minutes

Ready in 30 minutes

4 gluten-free,popular,gluten free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:93%

Spoonacular Score: 93%

 

Chorizo and Beef Quinoa Stuffed Pepper might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 881 calories, 60g of protein, and 54g of fat. This gluten free recipe serves 4 and costs $3.69 per serving. Head to the store and pick up bell peppers, chorizo, chili powder, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the quinoa you could follow this main course with the Quinoa Pudding as a dessert. 1254 people have made this recipe and would make it again. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 30 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 98%. This score is super. Try Pepper-Stuffed Peppers with Chorizo, Chorizo & Red Pepper Stuffed Potatoes With Roasted Garlic Aioli, and QUINOAn AND GROUND TURKEY STUFFED PEPPER for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
some
some bell peppers
bell peppers
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cayenne
cayenne
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps chili powder
chili powder
1 lb
1 lb chorizo
chorizo
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps cumin
cumin
some
some green onion tops
green onion tops
0.25 cups
0.25 cups mixed jack cheese
mixed jack cheese
1 lb
1 lb lean ground beef
lean ground beef
1 cup
1 cup quinoa
quinoa
some bell peppers
some
bell peppers
0.5 tsps cayenne
0.5 tsps
cayenne
0.25 tsps chili powder
0.25 tsps
chili powder
1 lb chorizo
1 lb
chorizo
0.25 tsps cumin
0.25 tsps
cumin
some green onion tops
some
green onion tops
0.25 cups mixed jack cheese
0.25 cups
mixed jack cheese
1 lb lean ground beef
1 lb
lean ground beef
1 cup quinoa
1 cup
quinoa

Equipment

mixing bowl
mixing bowl
frying pan
frying pan
oven
oven
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
frying pan
frying pan
oven
oven


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Pink When

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.69
Ingredient
some bell peppers
½ teaspoons cayenne
¼ teaspoons chili powder
1 pound chorizo
¼ teaspoons cumin
some green onion tops
¼ cups mixed jack cheese
1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup quinoa
Price
$1.50
$0.10
$0.03
$5.99
$0.03
$0.16
$0.31
$5.13
$1.52
$14.77

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can choose lean ground beef or switch to ground turkey or ground bison if you prefer less fatty meat.

  • Quinoa is super healthy. Read more about its health benefits here.

  • If you prefer lean meat but want to switch it up, try ground turkey, pork, or even bison!

Price Tips

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

  • If you've never made quinoa before, be sure to rinse it well before you prepare it. The easiest way is to put it in a fine-mesh strainer and run water over it from the sink. Skipping this step could result in bitter, even soapy tasting quinoa because quinoa's natural coating tastes pretty bad. Quinoa sold in supermarkets is often pre-rinsed, but its better to be safe than sorry, right?

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
688 Calories
51g Protein
37g Total Fat
32g Carbs
28% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
688
34%

Fat
37g
57%

  Saturated Fat
14g
90%

Carbohydrates
32g
11%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
147mg
49%

Sodium
1478mg
64%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
51g
102%

Vitamin C
96mg
117%

Vitamin A
3002IU
60%

Zinc
7mg
50%

Manganese
0.98mg
49%

Phosphorus
473mg
47%

Vitamin B6
0.89mg
44%

Vitamin B12
2µg
43%

Iron
7mg
41%

Vitamin B3
7mg
38%

Selenium
24µg
35%

Folate
123µg
31%

Magnesium
121mg
30%

Vitamin B2
0.42mg
25%

Potassium
821mg
23%

Fiber
4g
19%

Vitamin E
2mg
18%

Copper
0.36mg
18%

Vitamin B1
0.25mg
16%

Vitamin K
16µg
16%

Vitamin B5
1mg
13%

Calcium
94mg
9%

Vitamin D
0.16µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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