Friday, March 1, 2013

Stuffed Poblanos


My dear hubby loves stuffed poblanos and he was happy to enjoy this meal. It is an adapted recipe from the Dallas Morning News.   If you like slightly spicy foods, give this a try!

2 cups (about) cooked white turkey or chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
2 heaping Tablespoons of salsa
salt and pepper
4 large poblano chiles
1/2 cup pepper jack cheese or Mexican blend, grated (plus extra for topping off)

Preheat broiler to high.

In a small bowl, combine the turkey or chicken and the salsa. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

Place chiles as close as possible to the broiler element. Close the door, but check every few minutes. As chiles blister, use long tongs to turn so all sides are blistered.

Once the chiles are blistered or blackened, remove the chiles and place in a plastic bag. When cool, remove as much skin as possible and make a slit in each chile. Carefully remove the seeds and the core. Take care to not touch your eyes during this process.

Combine cheese with the turkey and chicken and stuff each chile. Top with some extra cheese. The peppers can be prepared and refrigerated at this point until ready to serve.

Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes (may take longer if they've been refrigerated.)

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  1. I love spicy food and these look delicious! Wonderful recipe. Every time I visit your blog I am just blown away at how Linda transformed it. It's pretty I can hardly stand it!

  2. It's SO* pretty I can hardly stand it!

    is what I meant to write :)

  3. I love poblanos! I call them "the illusive poblano" because here in Philly they're not always easy to find. Your stuffed peppers look great Kitty:@)

  4. Glad Rich enjoyed them! I might make the filling and use a milder pepper. xo

  5. Kitty,

    I have never even heard of this before.

    We;re not big into spicy but my sister and her family s ure is- will have to share with her.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

  6. Oh, yum! These look fantastic, Kitty.

  7. The next time I find poblanos in our grocery store, I would love to make this!

  8. Your stuffed peppers look so delicious, Kitty. They are too spicy for my kids, but I would love them.

  9. They look so good. Spicy is great! The filling looks so yummy and good. Anything with cheese is good in my book. xo Linda

  10. Thanks for sharing a great looking recipe. hugs ~lynne ~

  11. That looks so delicious !!!!
    Thank you for the recipe.

  12. These peppers will be wonderful during the nippy days of March. Can't wait to try them!

  13. These look great!

  14. Kitty -- I TOTALLY love Poblanos. I will be featuring mu stuffed version on my blog soon. Need to try yours now too :)


  15. Hi Kitty,
    I can't wait to try your Stuffed Poblanos, they look awesome! Hope you are enjoying our warmer weather, have a great week and thanks for sharing.
    Miz Helen

  16. These would be great for our family when the kids are here especially! Everyone, including our 11-month-old loves spicy food - I must try them. Visiting from Weekend Potluck. Lovely Blog!

  17. I am making these next week, can't wait to taste them. Thank you so much for sharing this special recipe with Full Plate Thursday and enjoy your weekend.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen


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