Stuffed Anaheim Peppers

What You Need

  • 4 sm/med anaheim peppers (5 inches long) – try to pick peppers that are good for stuffing, i.e. not squished or collapsed on themselves
  • 1/3 lb brick of tofu, pressed
  • 3 breakfast sausage links (i use SmartLinks)
  • 1 chopped green onion (green and bulb)
  • 1/4 cup grated parmasean cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp marjoram
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 2 crushed cloves of garlic
  • 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper

What You Do

  1. preheat oven to 350F
  2. cut the sausage into rounds and brown in a frying pan
  3. cut around the top of the peppers to pull the stem out along with any seeds. if there are big ribs inside, pull some of that out as well
  4. setting the peppers aside, crumble the tofu into a big bowl and mix all of the other ingredients together by hand
  5. when the sausage is browned, pat it dry on paper towels, then chop a little more and add to rest of mixture
  6. stuff peppers with mixture and place them in a glass baking dish sprayed with oil
  7. spray the peppers with oil and make several small holes in the skins
  8. bake uncovered for 35 min or until the pepper skin starts to get brown in some spots
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