3 large red bell peppers, halved and seeded
2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more to oil baking dish
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup cooked red or white quinoa
½ cup peeled and diced fresh tomato
½ cup drained canned black beans
½ cup cooked corn
2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 ½ teaspoons chopped fresh Mexican oregano
Salt to taste
8 ounces Cabot Pepper Jack, grated & divided (about 2 cups)
½ cup fresh breadcrumbs
Get the ingredients you need at a convenient nearby location.
BRING pot of water to boil and preheat oven to 350°F.
ADD peppers to boiling water and cook for 2 minutes; drain. Oil baking dish just large enough to hold peppers in single layer and arrange peppers cut-side-up in dish.
In medium skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until softened. Transfer to large bowl.
ADD quinoa, tomato, beans, corn, cilantro and oregano. Season mixture with salt. Add 1 ½ cups of cheese and stir to combine.
DIVIDE filling among pepper halves. Sprinkle tops with breadcrumbs and remaining ½ cup of cheese.
BAKE until golden on top, 30 to 40 minutes.
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