Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers. Seitan is a great meat alternative for this tasty stuffed pepper recipe. Feel free to substitute summer squash for the acorn squash in the warmer months!

  • 10 min

    Step 1

    Heat a medium size pan with oil and sauté your onions for 5-6 minutes. Add in the diced squash and cook for another 4-5 minutes. Stir in the garlic, seitan, and beans. Season the pan with salt, pepper, and cumin.

  • 15 min

    Step 2

    While these cook, place your peppers directly on the stovetop to char on all sides. Once the skins are blackened, place them in a bowl and cover to steam. Once cool, remove the skins.

  • 5 min

    Step 3

    Stuff the mixture into the peppers and top with cheese. Pop these under the broiler for a minute or two until the cheese melts. You may also slice your peppers in half for more servings or to serve as a side dish!


  • Olive Oil
    1 TBS
  • Onion
    1 diced
  • Garlic
    2 cloves chopped
  • Acorn Squash
    1 small diced
  • Seitan
    1 package
  • Black Beans
    1 cup soaked overnight
  • Cumin
    1 tsp
  • Green Peppers
    2 large
  • Cheddar Cheese
    1/4 cup grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste