Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers

Cheese stuffed mini peppers

Feta and cream cheese in mini peppers makes for a clean appetizer, both on the eyes and palate

Cheese stuffed mini peppers: this is such a clean and simple little dish that works not only as a beautiful and tasty appetizer or snack, but also as a low-carb accompaniment to something like eggs or other vegetables.

Cheese stuffed mini peppers

Try cheese stuffed peppers with eggs for breakfast

Simply combine some feta cheese, some cream cheese (I used neufchatel cheese), a little garlic power, and a few drops of lemon juice.

cheese stuffed mini peppers

Cheese stuffed mini peppers

Just let your food processor do all the work here…I ran the food processor for at least five minutes, scraping the bowl a couple of times to assure that all the cheeses were well blended.  I would think that a blender would work for this job also, although I haven’t tried it.

Cheese stuffed mini peppers

Bite sized cheese stuffed peppers

You’ll end up with a light and fluffy cheese mixture that looks and tastes great on these crunchy almost-sweet mini peppers.  My guess is that this cheese mixture also would look and taste awesome on some sauteed mushroom caps.

The chopped chives make for a nice added touch, don’t you think?

Cheese stuffed mini peppers

Feta stuffed peppers work for breakfast too

I chowed down on some of these cheese stuffed mini peppers with scrambled eggs for a satisfying low-carb breakfast.

You can keep any leftover cheese mixture in the fridge, then just warm it up to room temperature, and savor it on your freshly sliced mini peppers, or whatever veggies you might have on hand.

Here’s the recipe:

Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
Feta and cream cheese stuffed mini peppers make for a clean and really simple appetizer or snack
Author:
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces feta cheese
  • 3 ounces cream cheese or neufchatel cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder (not garlic salt)
  • 3 or 4 drops of lemon juice (optional)
  • About 15 mini peppers
  • Chives for garnish
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients except peppers in food processor or blender and blend for five minutes, scraping down bowl a couple of times to assure all ingredients are combined.
  2. Meanwhile, slice and seed peppers
  3. Chop up some chives
  4. Place blended cheese mixture on peppers and top with chopped chives
  5. Refrigerate any unused cheese mixture and use as a dip or filling for other veggies as well

Cheese stuffed mini peppers

Crunchy sweet peppers filled with a savory whipped cheese mixture

Enjoy!

–G

I am linking up with Dream Create Inspire Link @Simple Nature Decor Thriving on Thursdays Linky Party @Domesblissity Linky Party Palooza@I Heart Nap Time DIY and Recipes Party @The 36th Avenue Clever Chicks Blog Hop @The Chicken Chick Worthwhile Wednesday @Crafty Allie Weekend Potlucks @The Country Cook Friday Favorites @ Life in Leggings What’s Cookin’ Wednesday @Buns in my Oven Tipsy Tuesday @Grey is the New Black MMM @Healthy Diva Life Totally Terrific Tuesday @Live Randomly Simple The Wednesday Round Up @ Love, Pasta and a Toolbelt Create & Share DIY and Recipe Party @ Designs by Miss Mandee Fabulous Party @Lou Lou Girls Sunday Linky @The Lazy Gastronome Over the Moon Link Party @Marilyn’s Treats Foodie FriDIY@A Dish of Daily Life Funtastic Friday @Olives & Okra Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop @Katherines Corner Party Time! @ Live Laugh Rowe

Comments

  1. says

    Oh I love those mini sweet peppers. Great idea with contrasting textures of the creamy cheese and crunchy peppers. Think this would make a wonderful appetizer. Yummy

Trackbacks

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rate this recipe: