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looking for stuffed pepper recipes

looking for recipes that are not the rice and burger type

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  1. This might suit you:


    Here's a picture. I always slice from stem to tip and not across. I believe Julia Child 'told' me that :



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    1. re: c oliver

      c oliver that is a good one thanks btw i stuff peppers in both directions and one of my stuffings is a bread stuffing that when cooked you can slice the peppers side ways into app. wedges because it in very firm

      1. re: foodperv

        Oh yum. Could you elaborate on that please?

    2. There's a whole family of southern Italian recipes base don bread crumbs plus usually garlic, capers, black olives, anchovies, herbs, grated pecorino/provolone. The stuffed peppers are baked plain, served usually at room temp. Tomato does not usually play a part. Here's a foundational recipe that can be changed in many directions (google "sicilian or neapolitan stuffed peppers).http://www.barilla.com/content/recipe...

      1. Are you looking for vegitarian? If not I would think any meatloaf recipe would work. Yesterday for lunch I used left over meatloaf to make stuffed peppers. I split & seeded bell peppers and steamed them to soften a bit, then I added crumbled meatloaf some grated cheese and microwaved. I topped them with shredded cheese and top browned them in a toaster oven. They came out great!

        1. This one for Mexican Stuffed Peppers from Bacardi1 is delicious and very flexible for meat/no meat. I've made it using shredded chicken.


          1. There are many variations on the Mexican Chile Relleno. The basic is stuffed with cheeses, but I like one with shrimp, and one with corn, black beans and rice. I think that one was from Chow. I'll see if I can find it.

            Found it!

            But google chile rellenos too.

            I tried this one on egullet, half way down; "Chiles Rellenos de Bacalao" from Rick Bayless.

            Here's En Nogada

            1. I loved this one with quinoa

              This version with morcoccan flavors was also really good, i used 1/2c quinoa and omitted the couscous, and instead of pinenuts i used the walnuts i had on hand- turned out great!

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              1. re: Ttrockwood

                thank you ALL great suggestions so again thankyou

                1. Similar theme, I guess, but with chorizo...olives. Or maybe a north African bent with lamb and preserved lemon

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                  1. re: 3MTA3

                    Ah, yes, chorizo. That reminds me of a stuffed Anaheim recipe that I've been making from Sunset for years and years. You could use any kind of pepper:


                    1. A good vegetarian entree is peppers stuffed with corn pudding. Put a bag of frozen corn in the Cuisinart just to pulse on and off to break up the kernels, not to puree. Beat a couple of eggs with a cup of milk and add the corn, shredded cheddar cheese, and salt to taste. Fill pepper halves with this. I like to start all stuffed peppers in the oven with foil covering them for the first part of baking to let the peppers steam and get soft, then I remove the foil to finish and slightly brown the filling. Any peppers will do but with the corn and cheese, red peppers are really good.