Stuffed Hot Pepper

(Peruvian)

rocoto, ground beef

Rocoto relleno is a Peruvian dish which originated from the city of Arequipa, a city in the Andes mountains located in the southern parts of Peru. This dish is made by stuffing fried minced beef-mix or hard-boiled egg inside the rocotos and is then topped with melted cheese, baked and served whole. The rocotos are basically capsicum pubescens which are at least ten times spicier than jalapeño when raw. This is considered one of the most famous dishes of Peru ...

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Dec. 16, 2014 - by: itisclaudio


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