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Black Bean Burger Stuffed Peppers
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
These vegan stuffed peppers are filled with a spicy southwestern-inspired black bean burger mix, baked to tender perfection, and drizzled in dairy-free cauliflower queso!
Course: Entree
Servings: 4
Calories: 435 kcal
Author: Alissa
For the Sauce
  • 1 (14 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
For the Black Bean Burger Filling
  • 1 (14 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, keeps the filling moist, but you can leave it out if you eat oil-free
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
For the Peppers
  1. Preheat the oven to 400°.
  2. Stir all of the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl, and then pour it into the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
  3. Place the beans, cornmeal, onion, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, chipotle chile powder, cumin, and cilantro into the bowl of a food processor and pulse until finely chopped and well incorporated. Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste and tranfer it to a bowl.
  4. Stuff the pepper halves with the bean mixture, then place the stuffed pepper halves into the baking dish with the sauce.
  5. Place the baking dish into the oven and bake for 30 minutes, until the peppers are tender and the sauce is bubbly.
  6. Divide the peppers and sauce onto plates and top with cauliflower nacho cheese sauce and fresh cilantro. Serve.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition information includes one serving of nacho cauliflower cheese.

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Burger Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 435 Calories from Fat 141
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.7g24%
Saturated Fat 2.8g14%
Sodium 1752mg73%
Potassium 763mg22%
Carbohydrates 52.9g18%
Fiber 13.5g54%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 16.7g33%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 6.3mg35%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.