Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Peppers Recipe

Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Peppers Recipe

  • Makes: 4-6 Servings
  • Ready In: 35 mins
  • Prep Time: 10-15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25-35 mins

Poblano peppers stuffed with a mixture of black beans, vegetables, and cojita cheese. They are excellent!  The roasted poblano peppers have such a delicious flavor and the black bean mixture is tasty and filling. Top each pepper with fresh guacamole and serve them with salsa. It is a healthy and hearty dinner.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 363
  • Fat: 7g
  • Protein: 21g
  • Sodium: 708mg
  • Carbohydrates: 59g
  • Fiber: 17g
  • Sugar: 6g


  1. 3 poblano peppers
    1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
    1/2 cup of cojita cheese
    1/2 cup of orange and yellow bell pepper, diced
    1/2 small sweet yellow onion, diced
    1 cup of frozen sweet yellow corn, thawed
    3 tbsp cilantro, chopped
    1 zucchini, diced
    1 large handful of grape tomatoes, sliced
    Sea salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
    1/2 tsp of cumin
    Dash of oregano


    1. Combine the black beans, bell pepper, onion, cilantro, zucchini, corn, tomatoes, all but 2 tbsp of cojita cheese, oregano, cumin, sea salt and fresh cracked pepper, to taste. Mix all ingredients thoroughly.
    2. Clean the poblano peppers and carefully slit them down the center (be careful not to go all the way through the pepper). Gently remove the seeds from the inside of the pepper. Line a baking sheet with tin foil then place the pepper on top.
    3. Broil until peppers are blackened on all sides. Transfer the peppers to a large bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and let cool for 10 minutes. Once the peppers are cool enough to handle, remove the blackened skin VERY CAREFULLY.
    4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
    5. Coat a glass Pyrex dish with olive oil cooking spray.
    6. Place the roasted peppers in the dish. Carefully stuff each pepper with the black bean mixture.
    7. Top each pepper with the remaining cheese.
    8. Place in the oven and bake uncovered for 20-30 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked and the cheese is melted. Serve with guacamole and fresh salsa. Enjoy.

Pam is a stay at home mom with two children who inspire her to be a better cook. She loves using fresh ingredients, organic when possible, and she likes to experiment with different tastes and textures. She tries to keep her recipes lower in fat but still tasting great. Her favorite hobbies are cooking, photography and blogging so she decided to combine them and create a recipe blog, For the Love of Cooking.

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