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Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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You won't believe that these vegetarian stuffed peppers don't have any meat at all! They are so delicious and are perfect for those that don't eat meat.

I remember when I was growing up in Mexico that during the lent season, lots of people did not eat meat. I am a big fan of meat, so that was always difficult for me, because I didn’t know of very many vegetarian recipes when I was younger. Now, though, I have been able to find quite a few and today’s recipe is one of them.

Stuffed peppers is a very traditional Mexican recipe – they usually are stuffed with ground beef, chicken, or some other type of meat, then they are a covered with a layer of cheese and topped with a homemade salsa. Today I want to share a vegetarian version of this Mexican classic.

This dish already has a lot of veggies to begin with – you start with a bell pepper and the salsa has fresh peppers and vegetables as well.

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To replace the meat in this dish, I used MorningStar Farms® Chipotle Black Bean Crumbles™.They combine black beans with veggie ground beef and delicious spices to create a delicious filling without actual meat!

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Aside from this product, MorningStar Farms® has so many other great great vegetarian options as well – including vegetarian bacon! I bought it at Walmart and I am so glad that we decided to try them out!

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You can even earn $ 3.00 when buying 3 MorningStar Farms® products by using the following Ibotta rebate (while supplies last).

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To stick with the vegetarian theme, I used a vegetarian smoked cheddar cheese to top the peppers before adding this delicious sauce and other veggies as a garnish.

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If you have any doubts about how good these are, let me tell you this – I didn’t tell my husband that these were vegetarian stuffed peppers, and he came home and ate one up and didn’t even know that there was no meat until I told him. He loved them!

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Ingredients

  • 3 Bell Peppers, cut in half
  • Whole wheat rice, cooked
  • MorningStar Farms® Chipotle Black Bean Crumbles™, 16.2 oz (cooked according to package instructions)
  • Vegetarian smoked cheddar, shredded
  • For the Salsa
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/4 onion
  • chipotle pepper in adobo (1-2 peppers)
  • 1/4 cup of vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Put the bell peppers on a deep baking dish and fill with the rice, then the MorningStar Farms® Chipotle Black Bean Crumbles™ and top with the vegetarian smoked cheddar.
  • Add the salsa around the peppers and bake for 40 minutes, covered with aluminum foil.
  • For the Salsa
  • Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until somewhat smooth.
  • Cook with a small amount of olive oil in a frying pan for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and pour in the baking dish with the peppers as indicated above.
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