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Lentil stuffed peppers

Lentil stuffed peppers are a delicious and nutritious dish. Made with rice, lentils, and vegetables, they are a wholesome meal. The peppers are stuffed with a mixture of cooked lentils, brown rice, grated carrot, and diced tomatoes. Topped with cheese and baked until golden brown, these stuffed peppers are bursting with flavor. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and cilantro for an extra kick. Perfect for a vegetarian or gluten-free option. Enjoy this flexible and filling dish!

- 3 bell peppers (green/red/yellow) - 1 tablespoon olive oil - 2 tablespoons minced garlic - ½ cup chopped yellow onion - 8 oz diced tomatoes (canned or fresh) - 1 cup cooked lentils

INGREDIENTS

- ½ cup cooked brown rice - ½ cup grated carrot - 1 teaspoon crushed whole black pepper - ½ teaspoon salt - 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro - 1 cup shredded cheese (mozzarella/cheddar) - ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

INGREDIENTS

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut peppers in half, arrange in tray facing up, and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven.

STEP 1

1

In a saucepan, heat oil and garlic. Add onion, sauté until soft. Add tomatoes, lentils, rice, carrot, pepper, and salt. Cook until combined.

STEP 2

2

Scoop lentil mixture into pepper halves, sprinkle with cheese, and bake for 20 minutes until edges brown.

STEP 3

3

Remove from oven and sprinkle with red pepper flakes and cilantro. Enjoy!

STEP 4

4

1. Pre-cook lentils for easier stuffing and faster cooking. 2. Use a variety of colored bell peppers for a vibrant and flavorful presentation.

COOKING TIPS

1. Garlic Bread 2. Caesar Salad 3. Roasted Veggies 4. Red Wine 5. Chocolate Cake

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