Hearty Vegan Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed yellow and red bell peppers
Indulge in the delectable flavors of our vegan stuffed bell peppers, a hearty and nutritious dish that's as visually appealing as it is delicious. Bursting with a colorful medley of plant-based ingredients, this recipe takes bell peppers to a whole new level.
The tender peppers are filled with a mixture of wholesome grains, protein-rich legumes, and aromatic spices, creating a symphony of taste and texture in every bite.
The dish is not only a feast for the senses but also a wholesome addition to your table, whether it's for lunch or dinner. With simple preparation and a burst of flavors, these vegan stuffed bell peppers are destined to become a family favorite.
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Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Estimated Cost$15
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 People
Calories 404.2 kcal

Helpful Equipment


  • 4 Bell Peppers (any color)
  • 1 Cup Quinoa (cooked)
  • 15 oz Black Beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 Cup Corn (fresh, frozen, or canned)
  • 1 Cup Tomato Sauce
  • 1 White Onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 Cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1 tsp. Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • ½ tsp. Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp. Black Pepper
  • ¼ tsp. Salt
  • 2 Sprigs Fresh Cilantro


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the filling. Mix well to combine the ingredients.
    1 Cup Quinoa, 15 oz Black Beans, 1 Cup Corn, 1 Cup Tomato Sauce, 1 White Onion, 2 Cloves Garlic, 1 tsp. Ground Cumin, 1 tsp. Paprika, ½ tsp. Chili Powder, ½ tsp. Black Pepper, ¼ tsp. Salt
  • Fill each bell pepper with the quinoa and bean mixture, pressing it down gently to pack it.
  • Place the stuffed bell peppers in a baking dish, standing upright.
  • Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 30-35 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.
  • Once cooked, remove the foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes to lightly brown the tops.
  • Carefully remove the stuffed bell peppers from the oven and let them cool slightly.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley or cilantro before serving.

Notes & Tips

Feel free to customize the filling with your preferred ingredients, such as diced tomatoes, zucchini, or vegan cheese.


Calories: 404.2kcalCarbohydrates: 76gProtein: 19.6gFat: 4.9gSaturated Fat: 0.7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1.1gSodium: 433.1mgPotassium: 1255.9mgFiber: 18gSugar: 10.3gVitamin A: 4989IUVitamin C: 161.6mgCalcium: 95.7mgIron: 6.8mg

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