Gluten Free Peppers Stuffed with Cheesy Chicken Recipe

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When it comes to stuffed peppers this is probably the best recipe I know. The delicate peppers are packed with a delicious cheesy chicken stuffing making this gluten free dinner recipe a winner! Stuffing in this recipe is made with chicken, quinoa, a variety of spices and plenty of cheese. You will find this recipe quick and easy to make. Enjoy!

 

 

Ingredients

  • 3 large red bell peppers, halved lengthwise and deseeded
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil or grape seed oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs, thinly sliced
  • Sea salt and freshly ground GF black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 medium-size ripe tomato, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼. tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Line your baking pan with peppers, cut side up
  • In a large non-stick frying pan heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Stir-fry for 3 – 5 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink on the inside
  • In a large bowl combine 1 ½ cups cheese, quinoa, sour cream, tomato, chili powder, oregano, garlic, cayenne and cooked chicken. Mix well
  • Fill each pepper with the chicken mixture and top with remaining cheese
  • Bake for 30 – 35 minutes or until the cheese is bubbling. Serve hot


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