Tag: peppers

Basket with spaghetti squash on counter top.
Vegetable Recipes

Spicy Black Bean Spaghetti Squash

This squash dish combines seasonal produce (peppers, squash and corn) to help keep your meal on a budget! Top with crumbled feta or avocado! Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash, cut in half, seeds removed 1 cup low sodium black beans, rinsed 1 cup corn, rinsed 1/4 cup red onion, […]

Grain Recipes

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers with Basil Sauce

This Mediterranean twist on stuffed bell peppers packs in lots of nutritious flavor. Serves: 4 Ingredients: For the peppers:  1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth  2 teaspoons ground cumin  1 cup cooked garbanzo beans 1/2 cup dried currants 1 cup packed chopped baby spinach leaves  1/2 […]

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Colorado Peppers

Did you know? Pepper pungency is rated in terms of “Scoville heat units.” Capsaicin is the compound responsible for the “hot” flavor of many peppers. Jalapeno and cayenne peppers range from 2,000 to 25,000 units, whereas Tabasco peppers range between 60,000 to 80,000 units. Green Bell peppers are rated 0 […]