Ready in under 40 minutes, layered with refried beans, taco-flavored ground beef and melty cheese- Stuffed Poblano Peppers are a perfect weeknight meal!


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound lean ground beef
5 poblano peppers
3 tablespoons taco seasoning (see recipe:
1 onion, diced
1 cup refried beans
8 ounces shredded pepperjack cheese


Step 1
Preheat the oven to 350*F.\r\n

Step 2
Slice each poblano in half and remove the seeds. Arrange the poblanos, cut side up and side by side, in a large ovenproof baking dish.

Step 3
Heat the vegetable oil in a large stainless steel saucepan over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onions and cook until softened, about 3-5 minutes.

Step 4
Add the beef and cook until browned, crumbling the beef as it cooks.

Step 5
When the beef is cooked through, remove the pan from the heat and pour off any excess grease.

Step 6
Stir in the taco seasoning, mixing to combine thoroughly.

Step 7
While the beef is cooking, spread 1-2 tablespoons of refried beans into each pepper, smoothing to coat the bottom of each pepper evenly.

Step 8
When the beef mixture is cooked, divide evenly among each pepper.

Step 9
Sprinkle the peppers with cheese, and place in the oven.

Step 10
Bake 15-20 minutes or until the cheese has melted and begins to bubble and brown.

Step 11
Remove from the oven and serve hot.