Garlic Gochujang Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Garlic Gochujang Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients

Serves 5.

Peppers

5 mild peppers (mild sweet red peppers or poblano green peppers)

1 1/2 cup of cooked I Heart Keenwah Toasted Tricolor Quinoa

1 ear of corn, kernels removed

1 inch fresh ginger, grated

1 sprig spring onion

1 tbsp miso paste

2-3 tbsp water

Sesame oil

Sesame seeds for garnish

Sea salt

Crust

1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs

1 tbsp sesame oil

1 tbsp Mother-in-Law's Gochugaru Korean Chile Pepper Flakes

Sea salt

Sauce

2 tbsp Mother-in-Law's Garlic Gochujang

2 tbsp vegan mayo 

2-3 tbsp water

 

 

Preparation

Say goodbye to mushy, bland rice-stuffed bell peppers you grew up on. We've replaced them with mild, sweet peppers stuffed with a blend of seasonings, sauces and yummy toasted quinoa - perfect for Meatless Monday!  

  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine quinoa, corn, ginger, garlic, spring onions and salt in a mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together 1 Tbs of miso paste and 2-3 Tbs water.
  4. Add miso sauce to quinoa and corn mixture and combine well.
  5. Separately, cut an opening in peppers (vertically) and remove seeds with hand. Stuff peppers with quinoa and corn mixture and rub outer skin with sesame oil.
  6. Place on prepared baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.
  7. At the halfway mark (15 minute-mark), remove peppers from oven and top with a crusting mixture of panko crumbs, gochugaru pepper flakes, sesame oil and salt.
  8. While peppers are baking, whisk together your finishing sauce: garlic gochujang, vegan mayo, and a few drops of water (2-3 Tbs max, depending on your desired consistency).
  9. After peppers are finished baking, plate them on a serving platter.
  10. Drizzle sauce on top and garish with toasted sesame seeds and spring onions.

     

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