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Slow Cooker Unstuffed Bell Peppers

Updated: Aug 6, 2019

We love getting Costco stuffed bell peppers that we can make on the weekends to have for lunches during the week. I was inspired to make them without having to invest a lot of time to making them. This recipe is super meal prep friendly.


-1000 g uncooked, Extra Lean Ground Beef

-750 g Tri-Colour Bell Peppers, chopped (fairly big pieces)

-200 g Carrots, diced

-200 g Celery, diced

-200 g Red Onion, diced

-680 ml (1 large can) Tomato Sauce

-746 ml (1 large can) Diced Tomatoes

-400 ml Beef Broth

-1 Tbsp Minced Garlic

-1 cup Uncooked Quinoa

-1.5 Tbsp Chili Powder

-1.5 tsp Basil

-1 tsp Fennel Seed

-1 tsp Paprika

-1/2 tsp cumin

-1 tsp vinegar

-1 tsp sugar

-Salt/pepper to taste

-Optional: Shredded Parmesan on top


1. In a large frying pan cook lean ground beef until lightly browned (you don't have to fry it until fully cooked). Add garlic for the last few minutes of frying.

2. Add all ingredients to slow cooker except quinoa. Stir together and set on high for 3.5 hours.

3. Add quinoa and stir together. Cook for another 1 hour.

4. Optional: mix in or add shredded Parmesan before eating.

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