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Feta Stuffed Mini Peppers

Feta Stuffed Mini Peppers are creamy little appetizer bites stuffed with an herbed feta ricotta cheese roasted inside sweet mini peppers.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizers/ Snacks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 appetizers
Calories: 56kcal
Author: HWC Magazine

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup Feta cheese
  • Salt and pepper
    to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Basil chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1 tablespoon Thyme
    chopped fresh or ½ teaspoon dried
  • 2 Green onion
    sliced thinly
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
    (or 2 fresh finely chopped)
  • ½ teaspoon Red pepper flakes
    (optional- to taste)
  • 2 tablespoon Olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F or preheat grill
  • Make the feta ricotta mixture. In a food processor, add ricotta, feta, salt and pepper, basil, thyme and green onions, garlic powder and red pepper flakes. Mix until well blended in a food processor or by hand. Set Aside.
  • Cut the tops off the 16 mini sweet peppers and remove any seeds.
  • Place the feta ricotta mixture into a sealed baggie and cut the end tip off. Pipe the feta ricotta mixture into each sweet mini peppers.
  • Place the stuffed mini peppers on a baking sheet and drizzle with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bake for about 12-15 minutes until soft and peppers are slightly golden or you can broil for about 2-3 minutes on each side, watch them carefully so they do not over brown. You can also place a double sheet of aluminum foil piece on the grill and grill your feta stuffed mini peppers for about 3-4 minutes on each side on medium heat. In either situation, you must be prepared to have aluminum foil on your baking dish or grill so that if the cheese starts to ooze out a little bet the aluminum foil with catch it.
  • Enjoy hot out of the oven or at room temperature. They can be cooked in advance and stored in the refrigerator for 3 days or can prep and get ready for the oven up to 3 days in advance.

Notes

Feta Stuffed Mini Peppers can be assembled up to 48 hours in advance, covered and then just bake when your guests arrive. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 149IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg