Pure Flavor ® – Mediterranean Quinoa Stuffed Aurora Bites®

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Ingredients:

  • 8 – mini aurora peppers
  • 3/4 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas (cooked and drained of liquid)
  • 2 than chopped parsley
  • 1 tspn cinnamon
  • 1 tspn ground cumin
  • 1 tspn paprika
  • 1 tspn harissa
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 L water
  • 2 tbsn olive oil

Directions:

  • Bring water to boil, cook quinoa for about 12 min, drain and rinse with cold water, set aside
  • finely dice onion, 2 peppers & chickpeas
  • heat frying pan and then add olive oil, and spices, letting toast for about 45 sec to a min (on Med heat so spices do not burn)
  • add in the vegetables, and let cook for about 2-3 min
  • add in quinoa, along with tspn each salt & pepper, cook for 2 min and remove from heat
  • cut remaining peppers in half, removing the innards carefully to maintain the shape of the pepper
  • -add filling to each pepper, then place in shallow baking dish, add 1/2 cup of water, and bake, uncovered for about 12-15 min in a preheated 400 oven.
  • Remove, garnish with parsley, and serve over extra filling if desired
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