5 Ingredient Pesto Stuffed Peppers

February 12, 2019 By:
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15 minutes
35 minutes
This quick and easy weeknight dinner is healthy and packed with flavor!


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  1. Turn on broiler to high. Place bell peppers under broiler and broil from 5 minutes on each side until skin blisters and begins to turn black.
  2. Remove peppers from oven, set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. In a medium size mixing bowl combine the shredded chicken with 1 cup shredded cheese, the pesto and the quinoa and toss to coat.
  4. Once peppers are cool enough to handle, slice in half and remove membranes and seeds. Add a heaping 1/4 cup of the chicken mixture to each pepper and top with cheese.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes. Serve immediately.