Stuffed Chilies with Black Bean Sauce

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Jeremiah Tower's New American Classics

By Jeremiah Tower

Published 1986

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Chilies can be stuffed with a variety of vegetable or meat or cheese mixtures, as long as the stuffing is moist and a softer texture than the chilies. In this recipe the Fontina gives a melting texture, the goat cheese gives body and flavor, and the Parmesan a sharpness and bite. Any kind of fresh peppers—even bell peppers— can be used, as long as they are big enough and not too hot. I have used pasilla chilies here, which have more heat than, say, an Anaheim or yellow Hungarian. The best w