Today I’m about to share one of Dave’s favorite recipes (he loves it when I cook these for him πŸ˜‰ )

The thing I love the most about this recipe is the combination of those lovely spices that just leave you’re mouth watering for more








  • 4 Bell Peppers
  • Β½ Cup Cooked Quinoa
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • Β½ Red Onion, chopped
  • 1 Cup Mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 Cup Carrots, grated
  • 1 Cup Baby Spinach
  • 1 tbsp. Dried Parsley
  • Β½ tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • ΒΌ tsp. Ground Cumin
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste



1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

2. Cut the top of the peppers and discard membrane and seeds. Reserved the top for later.

Top Fat Burning Foods - 4 Peppers

Top Fat Burning Foods - Cut open top of peppers

Top Fat Burning Foods - Discard membrane and seeds

Top Fat Burning Foods - Reserve the top for later

3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and mushrooms and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Top Fat Burning Foods - Fry Onions and Mushrooms in Skillet

4. Add carrots, spinach and parsley. Let spinach wilt then stir in cinnamon, cumin and cooked quinoa. Toss gently to combine.

Top Fat Burning Foods - Add carrots,spinach and quinoa

5. Add salt, pepper and cook 1 to 2 minutes more. Set aside to let filling cool until warm.

6. Divide quinoa mixture evenly among the 4 bell peppers. Top each pepper with its reserved top then arranges them upright in a glass-baking dish.

Top Fat Burning Foods - Fill mixture equally into peppers

7. Cover snugly with foil and bake for about 1 hour, checking halfway through, until peppers are tender and juicy.

8. Transfer to plate and serve.

Top Fat Burning Foods - Roasted Pepper Stuffed with Quinoa



Nutritional Facts:

(Per serving)

Calories: 122
Protein: 3.4
Carbs: 17.3
Fat: 4.4


Give it a shot and let me know how you find it πŸ™‚

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