Southwest Stuffed Peppers

Gluten free stuffed peppers with a southwest flair!

Directions:                   

  1. Heat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add rice, ¼ teaspoon salt, remaining seasonings and return to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 18 minutes.
  3. Season peppers with oil and remaining salt and pepper. Grill for 4 minutes each side.
  4. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet, sauté garlic, onions, jalapeños, zucchini and mushrooms for 5 minutes.
  5. Add rice, tomatoes, cilantro, beans and corn. Sauté for 5 minutes, season to taste with salt, pepper and lime juice.
  6. Scoop rice filling into grilled peppers and top with sliced avocado.

TIP: For a spicier dish, use poblano peppers if available.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Alyssa, ALDI Test Kitchen