Recipe: Shredded Chicken Stuffed Peppers with Cheese

This shredded chicken and stuffed peppers recipe is a healthy and simple meal and will make for a delicious dinner for your family, date or even yourself. Most sides will go great with this meal, especially some roasted vegetables or a salad.

Ingredients shredded chicken

  • 6 bell peppers
  • 1 1/2 pounds of ground chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup of uncooked quinoa
  • 15 oz of can tomato sauce
  • 1 diced medium yellow onion
  • 4 minced cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of dried basil
  • 1 tbsp of dried oregano
  • 1/2 tbsp of dried parsley
  • 1/3 cup of fresh chopped basil
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions shredded chicken

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

  • Preheat the oven to 350 and coat a large 11″ x 13″ pan with cooking spray
  • Quinoa is cooked according to the package
  • In a large skillet, coat with olive oil and add onions over medium heat for about 2 minutes
  • After 2 minutes add chicken, dried basil, oregano, parsley, salt and pepper. Cook until no longer pink. Use a wooden spoon to break up the meat while it cooks.
  • Add tomato sauce and stir till contents are mixed together. Remove from heat.
  • Add the chicken mix and cooked quinoa to a large bowl and add more seasoning as needed.
  • Spoon the mixture evenly into all halved peppers and top with mozzarella cheese.
  • Put all peppers onto cooking pan and place into oven and cook for about 30 minutes. You want the peppers to be tender and the cheese melted.
  • Take out and serve!

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