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Quinoa Stuffed Capsicums

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It will not be difficult to tempt your vegetarian friends with these impressive treats. It doesn't take too much effort to roast a few capsicums and stuff them with the wonderful grain quinoa and an assortment of your favorite vegetables.



Stuffed quinoa capsicums
Quinoa Stuffed Capsicums


Ingredients:

4 capsicums
1 cup cooked quinoa
3 tablespoons pesto
1 carrot
1/2 cup green peas
1 ear corn
1/2 cup grated cheese (optional)

Method:

Carefully, slice the tops off the fresh capsicums and scoop out their seeds.



Stuffed quinoa capsicums
Take out the capsicums seeds


Roast the hollow capsicums in a moderate oven for 45 minutes.



Stuffed quinoa capsicums
Capsicums and quinoa


Grate the carrot into the cooked quinoa, adding the corn, peas, cheese (optional) and pesto (for added flavor). Mix the quinoa and vegetables together, then spoon the mixture into each of the roast capsicums.



Stuffed quinoa capsicums
Spoon the quinoa into each capsicum


Sprinkle the tops with extra grated cheese before returning the quinoa stuffed capsicums to the oven for a further 20 minutes. Serve hot with a drizzle of olive oil and perhaps a tofu steak.



quinoa stuffed capsicums
Sprinkle cheese on top



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