Stuffed Pasilla Peppers

Stuffed Pasilla Pepper Homemade Red Sauce

What you’ll need:

1 batch homemade red sauce (see previous blog post)

4 pasilla peppers de-veined and seeded cut in half lengthwise, stems left intact (as shown in picture)

1 can black beans rinsed and drained

1 can corn drained

1 white onion chopped finely

1 1/2 C reduced fat colby jack blend shredded cheese

2 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp sea salt

What you’ll do:

Pre-heat oven to 400

In a glass casserole dish pour 1/2 of the red sauce

In a large mixing bowl combine black beans, corn, onion, 1 C cheese, garlic powder and salt

Stuff peppers with bean mixture and place in casserole dish

pour remaining red sauce over peppers

Top with remaining 1/2 C cheese

Bake at 400 for 30 minutes covered with foil

Remove foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes until cheese is bubbling


Chili Relleno Casserole


What you’ll need:
2 7 oz cans of whole green chili peppers sliced in half

1 bag (2 cups) pepper jack cheese shredded

1/4 white onion chopped

1 can of diced jalapeños (optional)

1 5 oz can of evaporated milk

1/2 C of milk

2 Tbsp unbleached all purpose flour

2 eggs

1 jar of salsa verde

1 batch of fresh salsa (see previous blog post) I also added crab to this but you can leave it out to keep it vegetarian

What you’ll do:

Heat oven to 350

Grease a 9×13 glass baking dish

Place 1/2 of the peppers on greased baking dish

Sprinkle 1/2 of the pepper jack cheese

Sprinkle onions

Spread jalapeños out evenly over peppers

Mix milk, eggs and flour in a bowl

Pour milk mixture over peppers

Bake for 25 minutes

Take out of oven

Pour salsa verde over casserole

Sprinkle the rest of the cheese over casserole

Bake for an additional 20 minutes or until bubbly

Add fresh salsa to each serving