Tamale Stuffed Peppers

Tamale Stuffed Peppers


  • 2 medium bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/4 cup green chillies
  • 1/4 cup green enchilada sauce
  • 3/4 cup Mexican blend cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • hot sauce to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Prepare the bell peppers by slicing off the tops and removing the seeds. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl combine tomatoes, beans, corn, green chillies, enchilada sauce, ½ cup cheese, cornmeal, green onions and cilantro.
  4. Spoon the mixture into hollowed bell peppers and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  5. Place stuffed peppers in a baking dish and add about an inch of water to the bottom of the pan.
  6. Bake, uncovered, until peppers are tender and filling is heated throughout; about 50 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and let stand for 5 minutes. Serve warm

Recipe and Photo: Foodista / CC BY


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