Veg to the Max with Future Farm: Mince & Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Future Farm’s cutting-edge plant-based meats make flexitarian and vegan lifestyles so easy and delicious. These recipes for loaded nachos and stuffed peppers are perfect for weekend vegging out with family and friends.

The weekend is calling and it’s saying loaded nachos, laid-back comfort eating and vegging to the max. By vegging we mean plant-based deliciousness from Future Farm, whose tasty, natural, and nourishing meat alternatives are revolutionising the planet. Just arrived in South Africa and available at Checkers, the Future Farm meatless meat range uses a tech-savvy mix of GMO-free chickpea, pea, soy, and beetroot, all grown in an environmentally friendly way, to give all the taste and texture satisfaction of meat. So, it’s ideal when your friend and fam bubble includes both meat-lovers and vegans. One dish to cook, everyone’s happy!

Kick back on the couch with one of these flavour-packed Future Farm Mince recipes this weekend and taste the future for yourself!

Mince & Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

A healthy and substantial comfort food main dish. While you’ve got the oven fired up for your nachos why not make these to enjoy after, along with a fresh salad.


  • 1 pack Future Farm Mince
  • 3 whole peppers, red or yellow, halved lengthwise and de-seeded
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 ½ teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 can mixed beans, drained
  • 1 can sweetcorn, drained
  • Fresh coriander chopped
  • 1 cup quinoa cooked in vegetable stock according to packet instructions
  • Vegan cheese


  • Guacamole
  • Sour cream


  1. Preheat oven to 190C
  2. Brush the de-seeded and halved peppers lightly with olive oil. Bake face down on a baking tray for 15 minutes.
  3. Fry the garlic gently in olive oil for 1 minute then add the Future Farm Mince and spices. Cook stirring for about 5 minutes until the mince has broken up and browned evenly. Allow to cool slightly.
  4. Mix the drained beans, sweetcorn, fresh coriander, season and stir into the cooked quinoa. Add in the cooked mince and mix well.
  5. Remove the peppers from the oven after 15 minutes and turn them so the open sides are up. Fill them with alternating layers of the quinoa and mince mix and grated cheese until they are full.
  6. Return to the oven and bake for 20-30 minutes until the peppers are cooked and the top layer of cheese is sizzling.

To serve – top with guacamole, sour cream, and more fresh coriander.


Written by Marvin

Founder of many things but FoodBlogJHB FoodBlogCT, FoodBlogDBN being my biggest project to date. UCT marketing graduate, Star Wars geek and Arsenal & Dortmund supporter. That's me!

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