Roasted Stuffed Poblano Peppers

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Roasted Stuffed Poblano Pepper – I can’t tell you how delicious these roasted peppers are. A classic Mexican recipe, poblano peppers filled with black beans, tomatoes, red onions, cilantro and a splash of fresh lime juice baked. All this deliciousness is baked together and topped with goey cheese.

 To keep these vegetarian Mexican-inspired toasted poblano peppers extra tasty, some garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper and plenty of fresh cilantro. OMG, these roasted stuffed peppers are insanely good!


poblano pepper


What is a poblano pepper?

The green pepper is a mild chilli pepper originating in the state of Puebla, Mexico. The pepper is similar to green pepper except with a slightly sharper flavour. When poblano peppers are cooked, the taste is mellow, and they become somewhat sweeter. Ripe poblanos are red and spicier. 

Easiest roasted stuffed poblano pepper recipe!

Let me share with you how super easy this roasted poblano recipe is. Once the peppers are cleaned, deseeded and halved, they are ready to be filled with some deliciousness. 

Here is how this recipe works!

First, prepare the peppers,

To start, cut the peppers in half and remove the seeds. Next, brush the peppers with olive oil and season with cumin and salt. The peppers are now ready for filling.

the filling,

Combine black beans, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, garlic, spices and fresh lime juice. Fill each half of pepper and top with the cheese. 

Bake for about twenty minutes and enjoy hot. Nothing to it! Honestly, this roasted poblano pepper recipe couldn’t be easier.


stuffed poblano peppers


Nothing beats a roasted stuffed poblano pepper when your appetite calls for Mexican food because it’s a classic!

You can enjoy this naturally gluten-free Mexican dish as a snack or make it into a full-on hearty meal. Just add some saffron rice and a salad. 

Are you thinking of having a Mexican theme night…great! Check out these healthy gluten-free Mexican recipes to complete your party! Disfruta!



  • 3 poblano peppers, halved and deseeded
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp. GF ground cumin, divided
  • 1 ½ cups cooked black beans. If you are using canned rinse well and drain
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • GF Cayenne pepper to taste (optional)
  • Handful of chopped cilantro
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
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  • Preheat oven to 400 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Mix olive oil with a pinch of cumin and salt. Using a pastry brush, brush the inside of the peppers with the seasoning
  • Combine beans, tomatoes, red onion, garlic, lime juice, cayenne, remaining cumin, cilantro and salt. Fill each pepper with the stuffing. Top with cheese
  • Place on a prepared baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbling
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    2 Responses to Roasted Stuffed Poblano Peppers

    • Joyce October 19, 2021

      absolutely delicious and super easy recipe. Thank you!

      • Kristina October 19, 2021

        thank you Joyce, I am pleased you like them.

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