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Crock-Pot® Mexican Vegan Stuffed Peppers Slow Cooker Recipe

Mexican Vegan Stuffed Peppers {Slow Cooker Recipe}


Description

These healthy Vegan Stuffed Peppers are bursting with bold flavor and are made in your slow cooker.


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 1/2 cups salsa
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 large bell peppers (any color), tops, seeds, and veins removed, and cut in half
  • 1 very large or 2 smaller avocados
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce (optional)
  • water
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • lime wedges

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the first 9 ingredients well.
  2. Fill each pepper half with the quinoa mixture.
  3. Place each pepper half in the slow cooker and cook on high for three hours.
  4. While the peppers are cooking, prepare the avocado topping. Mash the avocado well in a bowl. Add the lime juice, hot sauce, and salt and whisk until very smooth. Add enough water to thin it to your preference (start with a teaspoon or so).
  5. Serve the peppers with avocado sauce, chopped cilantro, and lime wedges.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Category: dinner
  • Method: slow cooker
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 471
  • Sugar: 16.4g
  • Sodium: 1626.7mg
  • Fat: 13.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 76.2g
  • Fiber: 22.8g
  • Protein: 17.8g

Keywords: Vegan Stuffed Peppers