Chicken Bell Stuffed Peppers

Chicken Bell Stuffed Peppers
 OMG....these Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers we absolutely AMAZING!!!! Each time my family took at bite, we all kept saying "MMMMM". One of the most delicious clean eating recipes EVER!!!

INGREDIENTS:
4 Bell Peppers (sliced in half, seeds removed)
2 tsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 lb chicken breast cut into 3/4 pieces
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
dash of sea salt and pepper
1 cup tomato sauce (homemade or jar) *I make homemade "sauce"
2 cups cooked quinoa
1 cup black beans rinsed
1 cup frozen corn
5 tbsp fresh cilantro
1 tbsp lime juice
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
Hot Pepper Sauce (optional, but DELICIOUS!!!)



DIRECTIONS:
 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2. Place bell peppers in a large baking dish, set aside
3. Heat olive oil in large skillet
4. Add onion and cook until tender
5. Add garlic and stir
6. Add chicken, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper, and cook for 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink
7. Add tomato sauce, quinoa, beans, corn, cilantro and lime juice. Reduce heat to medium heat and cook for 3-5 minutes or until heated through.
8. Scoop chicken mixture to each pepper half. Top with additional sauce (optional)
9. Cover with foil.
10. Bake for 35 minutes.
11. Remove foil and top with cheese. Cook for 3 more minutes without foil.
12. Serve warm and sprinkle with Hot Sauce
 Enjoy!
~Misty xoxo


 






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