Chorizo and Beef Quinoa Stuffed Pepper

Chorizo and Beef Quinoa Stuffed Pepper

Description: Chorizo and Beef Quinoa Stuffed Pepper is a gluten free main course. One portion of this dish contains approximately 51g of protein, 37g of fat, and a total of 685 calories. This recipe serves 4 and costs $3.69 per serving. Plenty of people made this recipe, and 1254 would say it hit the spot. It is brought to you by Pink When. If you have bell peppers, chorizo, chili powder, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 30 minutes. With a chefcipe score of 93%, this dish is super. Similar recipes include Pepper-Stuffed Peppers with Chorizo, Chorizo & Red Pepper Stuffed Potatoes With Roasted Garlic Aioli, and QUINOAn AND GROUND TURKEY STUFFED PEPPER.

Diets & Intolerances
gluten free |

Weight watchers points: 19

Prep Time
30 minutes
Total Time
30 minutes

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  • 4 servings bell peppers
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 pound chorizo
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 4 servings green onion tops
  • 1/4 cup monterrey jack and cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup quinoa


  1. The first thing you will want to do is heat the oven to 350, boil the water for the quinoa, and in a separate skillet brown the beef and chorizo together.
  2. Drain the meat mixture well, and then place into a medium mixing bowl.Once your quinoa is fully cooked, add it to the mixing bowl.
  3. Add the green onion tops, cumin, cayenne, chili powder, and monterrey jack and cheddar cheese.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Cut the tops from your bell peppers and scoop out any remaining seeds.Then take your meat mixture and start stuffing the bell peppers until they are full.
  6. Sprinkle with a little cheese and then bake in the oven for about 10 minutes until the bell pepper has softened.
  7. Serve immediately.