Roasted poblano peppers are stuffed with a hearty meatloaf in this Home-style Meatloaf Stuffed Poblanos recipe. Topped with a rich tomato sauce and tangy feta cheese, this is comfort food at its best.

Home-style Meatloaf Stuffed Poblanos

A hearty meatloaf fills these roasted poblano peppers for a comforting and hearty meal.
Course entree
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Keyword green chile peppers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 648kcal
Author Paula


  • 4 large poblano peppers
  • 1/4 cup onion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons garlic minced
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs fresh
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup minute rice uncooked
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • feta cheese and chopped cilantro for garnish if desired


  • Roast and peel the poblanos. See this post for video How To.
  • In a large bowl, combine the onion, garlic, ground beef, tomato sauce, cumin, paprika, coriander, oregano, salt, pepper, uncooked minute rice, egg, and parmesan cheese.
  • Slit the chiles along one side. Snip out the core and scoop out the seeds.
  • Fill the chiles with the meat mixture.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 35 to 4o minutes. 
  • Meanwhile, mix together the brown sugar and ketchup.
  • After meat mixture is almost cooked through, spoon the brown sugar/ketchup mixture over the top. Return to oven, uncovered, and cook another 10 minutes. 
  • Garnish with feta cheese and chopped cilantro.
  • Enjoy!


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Calories: 648kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 1073mg | Potassium: 1031mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 1429IU | Vitamin C: 139mg | Calcium: 267mg | Iron: 6mg