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Fiesta Stuffed Mini Peppers Recipe

A popular recipe for a tasty reason! This simple Fiesta Stuffed Mini Peppers Recipe is an amazing appetizer. Keto friendly and delicious!A popular recipe for a tasty reason! This simple Fiesta Stuffed Mini Peppers Recipe is an amazing appetizer. Keto friendly and delicious!

When it comes to an appetizer that hits the spot, this is it! These are so fresh and so simple to make! You can have them hot and on the table in under 30 minutes! Plus, these Fiesta Stuffed Mini Peppers are low carb too which makes them perfect if you or a friend is on the keto or another diet.

I love using fresh produce for snacks and appetizers. These little fiesta sweet peppers are perfect because they are colorful and they are not hot. That makes them perfect for adults and kids! The filling is made with cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and some seasonings. That is it! Just give the filling a whirl in your food processor or mixer and fill those peppers.

Vegan Fiesta Stuffed Mini Peppers

How do you make something with cheese vegan? Very easily! We have made these in the past using vegan cream cheese and cheese shreds and they turn out just as beautifully! Just substitute the same amounts. It really works well.  You can typically find both at your local grocery store or Whole Foods.

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A popular recipe for a tasty reason! This simple Fiesta Stuffed Mini Peppers Recipe is an amazing appetizer. Keto friendly and delicious!

Watch Me Make Fiesta Stuffed Mini Peppers

So, if you are looking for a delicious appetizer for game day, a backyard bbq, or just because that everyone will love, THIS IS IT! Grab what you need and get started! You are going to love them!

Bonus, you can even toss these on the grill instead of in the oven to heat them up and melt the cheese. Talk about fantastic!

Fiesta Stuffed Mini Peppers

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Course: Appetizer
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 24 -36 halves

Ingredients

  • 12-18 Sweet Mini Peppers - halved and seeded
  • 8 oz package of Cream Cheese - softened
  • 8 oz shredded cheddar cheese or shredded Monterrey jack
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F
  • Wash and slice the peppers in half long ways. Use a spoon to scoop out the seeds.
  • In another bowl mix together the cream cheese, cheddar cheese, lime, cilantro, and garlic salt.
  • Spoon or pipe the filling into each of the pepper halves.
  • Place in a baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  • Serve warm.
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Comments

  1. Sounds delicious! Do the peppers stay crisp and crunchy? My husband loves sweet peppers but hates when they get soft and won’t eat them. Maybe I could put them under the broiler to melt the cheese?

  2. I just bought a big bag of mini sweet peppers – these look so yummy! I will definitely have to try them! I love your blog!! Following you now…

    ~Jen @ Yummy Healthy Easy


  3. I made these for a girls night and they were a huge hit! I substituted pepper jack cheese for plain however. Everyone wanted the recipe.


  4. I’ve tried this both baked an unbaked. it’s actually really good unbaked surprisingly. I added a tiny bit of chipotle powder as well. Thanks for the recipe!

  5. Would it work to prep these ahead of time and keep in the fridge until ready to bake? Looking to take to an after work party. Thank you!


  6. My friend gave me this recipe after I ate half of the plate at a party. I just made them last night for a different set of friends and they all wanted the recipe as well. Delicious!!!


  7. OMG these are so good! I had a bag of peppers that no one was eating, so I looked up a recipe to use them. Came across this and thought I’d give it a try. They are fantastic! The whole family loved them, even the kid that doesn’t like peppers! Thanks for sharing the recipe!!

  8. Thank you so much, I went through about 30 or 40 recipes for these mini peppers and decided on yours. I cannot tell you how much everyone loved them. I took them to a pool party and they were gone within five minutes and I was very sad because I did not get to eat five more. I made them exactly as you said and they were delicious

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