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Recipe: Mexican Fiesta Stuffed Peppers

Recipe: Mexican Fiesta Stuffed Peppers Recipe: Mexican Fiesta Stuffed Peppers

​Serves 4 

  • 4 bell peppers (any color)
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup corn
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds. Combine the remaining ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Divide the mixture evenly and stuff it into the peppers. Place the peppers in a baking pan, and bake for 25 minutes. Serve with a side salad.

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About Dr. Muth:

Natalie D. Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAPNatalie D. Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP, is a pediatrician and registered dietitian who practices general pediatrics and is the director of the W.E.L.L. healthy living clinic at Children's Primary Care Medical Group in Carlsbad, CA. She is author of the Family Fit Plan and co-author of Picky Eater Project, both published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Dr. Muth is also a current executive committee member of the AAP Section on Obesity and lead author of the joint AAP/AHA statement on public policies to reduce sugary drinks consumption in children and adolescents. She is also the AAP representative to the expert panel that developed the above beverage recommendations for children ages 0-5. Follow Dr. Muth on Twitter @drnataliemuth, Instagram @dr.nataliemuth, Facebook @howtoraisehealthyeaters, and visit her website drnataliemuth.com.

About Dr. Tanaka:

Dr. Mary TanakaDr. Mary Tanaka graduated from UCLA with a degree in Mass Communications. She completed her master’s degree in Complementary and Alternative Medicine through the Department of Physiology at Georgetown University. She went on to earn her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She finished her pediatric residency at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital with a focus on Community Health and Advocacy and served as Chief Resident. Dr. Tanaka is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a pediatrician at Children’s Primary Care Medical Group and sees patients in the W.E.L.L. Nutrition Clinic. As a talented amateur cook, she is passionate about helping children optimize their health through nutrition and has created healthy family friendly recipes for parenting books and blogs.​

Last Updated
3/3/2020
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