Main Dishes

Sicilian Quinoa and Tuna Stuffed Peppers

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Add these protein-packed Sicilian Quinoa and Tuna Stuffed Peppers to your weekly meal plan for a nutritious, flavorful dinner that your family will adore! Thanks to the unique blend of delicious ingredients, including feta cheese, golden raisins, olives, sundried tomatoes, and tuna, this recipe will delight your tastebuds, satisfy your cravings, and keep you energized and strong for a healthy New Year!

6
3 cups cooked quinoa (you can also substitute with cooked brown rice, barley, or a combination of similar grains)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 (12 ounce) can Bumble Bee tuna, drained (I like the Solid White Albacore in Water, but any variety would be delicious!)
½ cup crumbled feta cheese
¼ cup diced red onion
¼ cup kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
½ cup chopped sundried tomatoes
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
¼ cup pine nuts, lightly toasted
2 tablespoons golden raisins
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt, to taste
6 bell peppers, tops cut, stemmed and seeded
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9x13 baking dish with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine lemon juice and cooked quinoa. Add tuna, feta, onion, olives, tomatoes, parsley, pine nuts, and golden...
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Nutritions

Calories
692

Sodium
1190mg
49% DV

Fat
24g
37% DV

Protein
36g
73% DV

Carbs
80g
27% DV

Fiber
9g
39% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
8
  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV