Cheese-Stuffed Anaheim Peppers

An Anaheim pepper is a mild variety of chili pepper. The name “Anaheim” derives from Emilio Ortega, a farmer who brought the seeds to the Anaheim, California, area in the early 1900s.

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4 -6 anaheim chiles
1 -2 small hot red chile pepper
1 -2 small hot green chile pepper
5 ounces cream cheese, softened
5 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
chopped fresh herb (coriander, mint or parsley)
fresh ground pepper


Cut stalk end of Anaheim peppers and remove seeds.
Split small chile peppers, remove seeds and chop them finely.
Put cream cheese and feta cheese in bowl an combine well (or use food processor). Season with pepper.
Add chopped chile peppers and herbs and mix well.
Stuff the peppers with the cheese mixture and chill for a few hours.
When ready to serve, cut peppers into thin slices with a sharp knife and serve on a cracker as finger food.

Serves 4.