Leftovers – approximately 4 cups of chili
1 cup of shredded Monterey Jack and/or Cheddar cheese
Kosher salt & black pepper
2 large green peppers, cut lengthwise and seeded
Heat oven to 400 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix the shredded cheese with the chili.
In a baking dish, arrange the peppers, cut side up. Sprinkle peppers with scant amounts of salt and pepper. Spoon 1 cup of chili-cheese mixture into each pepper half. Pour 1/2 cup water to the baking dish and tightly cover the dish with foil.
Bake in 400 degree oven for 30 – 40 minutes, until the peppers are soft. remove the foil and bake for another 5 – 7 minutes, or until the cheese is fully melted.
Makes 4 servings as a hearty side dish (1 pepper half per serving)Share to Print