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Stuffed Bell Peppers: The MVP of Healthy Super Bowl Appetizers

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Touchdown for taste and health with these colorful Stuffed Bell Peppers, the perfect game-day appetizer that will leave your guests cheering! Packed with protein, fiber, and vitamins, these bite-sized beauties are sure to be a crowd-pleaser, whether you’re a die-hard football fan or just looking for a delicious and healthy snack.


  • 6 bell peppers, any color combination you like
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (10-ounce) can corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (optional)


Prep the Peppers

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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Wash bell peppers and cut them in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds and membranes.

Make the Filling

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  1. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, black beans, corn, red onion, cilantro, olive oil, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine.

Stuff and Bake

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  1. Stuff each bell pepper half with the filling. Arrange the peppers in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the peppers are tender and the filling is heated through.

Serve and Enjoy!

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  1. Serve warm or at room temperature. Garnish with crumbled feta cheese, if desired.


  • For a spicier kick, add a diced jalapeno pepper to the filling.
  • If you don’t have quinoa, you can substitute cooked brown rice or cauliflower rice.
  • You can also make these peppers ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven before serving.
  • Get creative with your fillings! Try different combinations of vegetables, beans, and grains.

With their vibrant colors, delicious flavors, and healthy ingredients, these Stuffed Bell Peppers are sure to be a hit at your next Super Bowl party or any gathering. So go ahead, give them a try and watch your guests score major points for taste!

Ann Shrott

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