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I have a recipe that calls for Poblano peppers but our store does not have them. I found this which references using Anaheim Peppers but they don't have those either.

What is a good alternative?

It is a roasted stuffed pepper dish that I need them for.

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You can stuff any pepper which is large enough.

Poblano are moderately spicy. You can use bell peppers, but they will not be spicy. You might want to make up for that by including some spicier small peppers in your stuffing, perhaps a serrano or a jalapeno or seventeen, depending on your personal taste.

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seventeen peppers....that would be hot – bluefeet Mar 1 '13 at 22:17
@bluefeet No accounting for taste :-) – SAJ14SAJ Mar 1 '13 at 22:24
Thanks for the help, I will keep this in mind. I am going to check out a few more stores to see if I can find the poblanos. :) – bluefeet Mar 2 '13 at 14:13
Hatch chiles or larger Californias might work as well. – Sara D Gore Mar 5 '13 at 14:52

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