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Peppers Stuffed recipes have been around for centuries. The earliest known recipe for stuffed peppers comes from the Roman cookbook Apicius, which was written in the 4th century. This recipe calls for filling the peppers with a mixture of pork, onions, and garlic, then cooking them in a vinegar and wine sauce.
Peppers were introduced to the New World by the Spanish in the 16th century, and they quickly became a staple of Mexican cuisine. One of the most popular ways to eat peppers in Mexico is in a dish called chiles rellenos, which is made by stuffing peppers with cheese and meat, then frying them.
Stuffed peppers also became popular in the United States in the 19th century. One of the first recipes for stuffed peppers in an American cookbook was published in 1832, and it called for filling the peppers with a mixture of bread crumbs, beef, and onions.
When making peppers stuffed with cheese, it is important to choose the right type of pepper. Bell peppers are the most popular, but pick a pepper that is large enough to hold all of the stuffing. Next, be sure to properly prepare the peppers by cutting them in half and removing the seeds and ribs. Finally, use a flavorful cheese that melts well, such as cheddar, mozzarella, or Monterey jack, and mix it with your favorite ingredients such as spices, herbs, and vegetables. Be sure to stuff the peppers generously and bake them in the oven until the cheese is fully melted and the peppers are tender. Enjoy!
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