Planked Shrimp & Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Prep time: 25min
Total time: 50min
Serves: 4
⅓ cup
olive oil
75 mL
4
cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp
lemon zest
5 mL
3 tbsp
lemon juice
45 mL
2 tbsp
chopped fresh tarragon
30 mL
4 tsp
grainy mustard
20 mL
½ tsp
salt
2 mL
1 cup
quinoa, cooked according to package directions
¾ lb
cooked black tiger shrimp, thawed, peeled and chopped
340 g
¼ cup
chopped green onion
60 mL
4
red peppers, halved lengthwise, seeds and ribs removed (stems left intact)
⅓ cup
crumbled goat cheese
75 mL
2
cedar planks, soaked according to package directions
Per serving (¼ of the recipe):
calories
460
fat
24 g
saturated fat
4.5 g
carbs
38 g
sugar
5 g
protein
26 g
cholestrol
135 mg
fibre
6 g
sodium
600 mg

Directions

  1. In large bowl, whisk oil with garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, tarragon, mustard and salt. Add quinoa, shrimp and green onions; toss to coat.

  2. Fill pepper halves with quinoa mixture. Sprinkle with goat cheese. Place on soaked planks.

  3. Place planks on grill preheated to medium. Cook, with lid closed, 15 to 20 min. or until peppers are tender and filling is heated through.