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Kid’s Spooky Monster Stuffed Peppers

Are your children having fun with their food yet? If not try this easy zombie like stufffed pepper to entice children to eat their vegetables!


2 cups black quinoa (cooked per instructions)
1 can (13 oz.) black or red beans
1/4 cup black olives, diced
1 veggie bouillon cube
1 cup pepper jack cheese, grated
4 green bell peppers
For decorating: 8 water chestnuts, 8 black olives, whole 4 black olives, halved 4 small, thin slices of orange bell pepper 8 White Toothpicks


1Cook the quinoa per package instructions. Set aside to cool slightly in a large bowl. Add to the bowl the black beans, olives, boullion cube, and cheese.
2Slice off the tops of each of the bell peppers, remove seeds and clean out insides, then fill with the quinoa mixture, until mixture fits the top area. Gently place the tops of each pepper on top, then broil peppers in an oven preheated to 500 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Remove peppers from the oven, allow to cool for five minutes, then carve a small triangle for a nose, and a small slit (half circle)for the mouth. Press a thin piece of red bell pepper into the mouth opening. To make the eyes, use a toothpick to connect half an olive and a water chestnut to the bell pepper for each eye. Then, press two whole olives into the sides of the pepper with a toothpick to create side bolts on the neck. Voile! Monster stuffed peppers are ALIVE and ready to be eaten!

Cook's Tips:

You can substitute quinoa with coucous or black rice.