Quinoa & Mushroom Stuffed Capsicums - Physio Direct NZ

Quinoa & Mushroom Stuffed Capsicums


4 Red and Yellow Capsicums

1 cup of cooked Quinoa

1 small Onion, diced

300gm Mushrooms, diced

1 cup fresh Spinach, chopped

2 cups of water

2 cloves of Garlic, Crushed

Chilli Powder, Cumin  & Paprika

¼ cup fresh Cilantro/Coriander

2 Tbsp. Olive Oil

Salt & Pepper

  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C or 390°F, prepare a baking tray with baking paper or brush a thin layer of olive oil over the bottom.
  2. Sauté oil over medium heat in a large frying pan. Add onions, garlic, chilli, cumin and paprika, salt and pepper and cook until onion and garlic begin to soften.
  3. Add mushrooms to pan and cook for a few more minutes, stirring occasionally until mushrooms begin to brown slightly. Finally, add cooked quinoa and chopped spinach leaves and stir in other ingredients.
  4. Slice capsicums lengthwise, into halves, removing seeds and stems. Fill with quinoa mixture. Set capsicums on the baking tray and cook for 25 minutes.

Garnish with fresh coriander, lime and cracked black pepper.

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