Banana Pepper Recipes

Do you know banana peppers, the yellow-to-orange mild member of the chile pepper family? Find trusted recipes for salsa, pickled peppers, and other ways to use banana peppers.

Staff Picks

Bob's Stuffed Banana Peppers

Rating: 4.5 stars 298
This is an awesome recipe for banana peppers stuffed with an Italian sausage mixture and baked in a delicious tomato sauce. We get requests to make them for the guys my husband works with all the time.

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By Sara Tane

Hot Pepper Mustard

Rating: 4.5 stars 108
A sweet and tangy pepper mustard that is delicious on hot dogs, pretzels and lots more. A great way to use up an abundance of hot banana-type peppers grown in the garden.

Fire Roasted Vegetarian Gumbo

Rating: 4 stars 13
The smokiness from the paprika, roasted peppers, and tomatoes takes the place of andouille sausage in this vegetarian gumbo. With a lot of spice and flavor, this gumbo is a great way to warm up on a cold winter's night.

Rockin' Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 461
This is a recipe I came up with by combining two of my favorite recipes into one awesome recipe. You can make this salsa as hot as you want by adding more peppers.

End of Summer Vegetable Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 16
This is a wonderful recipe for late summer when you have an abundance of ripe garden fresh veggies. It's a great main dish or side dish that even the picky kids around here love!

Pickled Hot Peppers

Rating: 4.5 stars 84
These pickled peppers are great in salads or to serve alongside a meat dish. These can be made less spicy by removing the seeds from the peppers.
By Allrecipes Member

Shrimp and Veggie Stew

Rating: 4 stars 9
If you like easy to make, spicy one dish meals, this recipe is for you!

Tangy Pork Chops with Vegetables

Rating: 4.5 stars 19
I didn't like the 'traditional' style of pork chops, so I experimented and discovered this recipe. My family loves it and never went back to traditional. And it's easy!

BBQ Feta and Hot Banana Pepper Turkey Burgers

Rating: 4.5 stars 115
A yummy BBQ treat, fast yummy turkey burgers, great for camping...

Tamales Oaxaqueños (Oaxacan-Style Tamales)

Rating: 5 stars 1
This authentic homemade tamales recipe comes from the Mexican region Oaxaca. The tamales are stuffed with a homemade masa and chicken filling made with tomatillos and 2 different types of chile peppers - ancho chile and mulato chile. [Recipe originally submitted to]
By Allrecipes Member

Delicious Stuffed Banana Peppers

Rating: 5 stars 3
Spicy meets sweet and creamy in these stuffed banana peppers. Makes a great snack or an appetizer for a party. Great for large groups as you can easily control the amount of spiciness. This is one of my favorites!

Inspiration and Ideas

Pulled Pork Chili Verde
Rating: Unrated 2
All I can say is yummm! This is a different take on chili (with no beans) that I found absolutely delicious! Hope you enjoy it as much as I do! Enjoy with a dollop of sour cream and tortilla chips or use as a taco filling.
Hot Banana Salsa
Rating: Unrated 35
This is a Jamaican-style banana salsa.
Low-Fat Cucumber Pepper Pasta Salad
Rating: 4 stars 2

Cucumbers meet pasta with a punch! Just remember you literally can't mess this up. Good luck!