Urban Herbs

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QUINOA & BLACK BEAN STUFFED PEPPERS

1 ½ C  Water
1 C       Quinoa, rinsed
4 Lg    Green peppers
16 Oz  Chunky Salsa, divided
1 Lb    Cooked black beans,
½ C    Ricotta cheese
½ C    Monterey Jack cheese, shredded, divided

Preheat oven to 400˚F. In a saucepan, bring water to boil. Add quinoa. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 10-12 minutes. Meanwhile, cut and discard pepper tops; remove seeds. Place in a greased 8” baking dish, cut side down. Microwave, uncovered on high 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Turn peppers cup side up. Save 1/3 cup salsa; add remaining salsa to quinoa. Stir in beans, ricotta cheese and 1/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese. Spoon into peppers; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake uncovered 10-15 minutes or until filling is heated through. Top with reserved salsa.