Quinoa, Tofu, Zucchini, Red Pepper & Celery Stuffed Red Peppers – Day 12

I looovvveeee stuffed peppers … so I HAD to come up with a dairy free, tomato free recipe to make nutritional cleansing friendly :).  LOVED IT! 

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This recipe will make 1 meal

(Obviously, you can double or triple ingredients if you’re making it for your family or friends)

Calories: About 400

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 1/2 Fresh Red Bell Peppers
  • 1 Celery Stalk, Chopped finely
  • 1/8 cup Chopped Zucchini
  • 1/2 Block Firm Tofu (I use NoSoya: http://www.nasoya.com/products/tofu/extra-firm.html)
  • Quinoa (I used Earthly Choice for this recipe: http://www.earthlychoice.com/quinoa.html)
  • 1/4 cup Organic, Low Sodium Chicken Broth (I use Pacific: http://www.pacificfoods.com/food/broths-stocks/broths/organic-low-sodium-chicken-broth)
  • Coconut Oil (I use Spectrum Organic Coconut Oil: http://www.spectrumorganics.com/?id=87)
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • Dried Basil
  • Dried Parsley
  • Dried Oregano
  • Garlic Powder
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Chop Up Firm Tofu into tiny pieces – Set Aside
  • Chop Up Zucchini into tiny pieces – Set Aside
  • Chop up 1/2 Red Bell Pepper – Set Aside
  • Chop Celery into tiny pieces – Set Aside
  • Heat water for Quinoa
  • Once quinoa comes to a boil, add quinoa and cook (usually 10-15 min.)
  • Heat a separate pan with coconut oil and fresh garlic (pressed) on the stove
  • Combine tofu, chopped pepper, chopped celery, and chopped zucchini in the heated pan and let sautee for 10-15 minutes.
  • Once quinoa is cooked through, add 1/4 cup chicken broth and season with garlic powder, dried oregano, dried parsley and dried basil and let cook for another 5-10 minutes.
  • Mix veggies / tofu and quinoa together and stuff Red Bell Pepper
  • Fill a clear baking dish with about 1/8 cup of water and put Stuffed Pepper in the baking dish w/ water.
  • Let the Stuffed Pepper bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes
  • Once out of the oven, sprinkle with a little extra virgin olive oil
  • Serve and Eat 🙂

Happily & Healthily Yours,

Kristin

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3 thoughts on “Quinoa, Tofu, Zucchini, Red Pepper & Celery Stuffed Red Peppers – Day 12

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