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Spicy Stuffed Peppers

Southern Living SEPTEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings
  • Cook time: 12 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Broil: 6 Minutes
  • Stand: 10 Minutes


  • 8 Anaheim peppers, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 (15-oz.) can stewed tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (15.5-oz.) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Garnish: chopped green onions


1. Remove and discard seeds and membranes from 2 peppers. Chop peppers.

2. Broil remaining 6 peppers on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet 5 inches from heat 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until peppers look blistered. Place peppers in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag; seal and let stand 10 minutes. Cut peppers lengthwise down 1 side, leaving other side intact; remove and discard seeds and membranes. Keep peppers warm.

3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add green onions, and sauté 1 minute. (Do not brown.) Stir in chopped peppers, tomatoes, and 1/2 tsp. salt; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until tender. Add corn, and cook, stirring occasionally, 6 minutes.

4. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Spoon mixture evenly into cavity of each broiled pepper. Garnish, if desired, and serve immediately.


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