Mushroom Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Servings 4 people


  • 4 large poblano peppers halved and de-seeded
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound mushrooms diced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bring a large saucepan of water to a simmer.
  • Place halved peppers in boiling water and cook until soft, about 4 minutes; drain.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add mushrooms, chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder; cook and stir until mushrooms start to soften about 5 minutes.
  • Fill cooked peppers with mushroom mixture and top each evenly with cheese; arrange stuffed peppers on a baking sheet and bake until cheese has melted about 10 minutes.


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve a big green salad on the side. Add a relish tray of celery and jicama sticks and whole black olives.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Add buttered corn on the cob.
KOSHER: No changes necessary.
GLUTEN-FREE: No changes necessary.
NUTRITION: per serving: 119 Calories; 4g Fat; 8g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 5mg Cholesterol; 94mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat. Points: 3
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