Most XLNT Stuffed Peppers

Sharron Boerum

By
@slboerum

My take on stuffed peppers with a flavorful tamale filling, salsa and cheese.


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Serves:

4-8

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
bell peppers
1 pkg
xlnt tamales (6 pack in a bag)
1 jar(s)
salsa or picante sauce
8 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Line 9x13 pan with foil or spray with nonstick spray.
2
Wash peppers. Slice in half and take out core with seeds.
3
Parboil in boiling water for 5 minutes. Remove with tongs and drain til cool enough to handle.
4
Unwrap each tamale and break into large chunks into bowl.
5
Place peppers halves in pan, cut side up, and stuff lightly with broken up tamales, using spoon to push into nooks and crannies.
6
Using large serving spoon, scoop heaping spoonful of salsa on top of tamale-stuffed pepper halves.
7
Grab a handful of shredded cheese and place on top.
8
Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Let cool for a few minutes.
9
Serves 4 to 8 people, depending on whether someone wants 1 or 2 halves.
Note - I used only 3 peppers because one had gone bad, but there is enough tamale filling for 4 (8 halves)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican