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Healthy Appetizer Recipe

Mini Sweet Stuffed Peppers

stuffed mini peppers
This healthy appetizer recipe may be small but is mighty tasty.

Be sure to use all the different colored peppers to add color to your setting.

The great thing about the mini pepper stuffers is you can add just about any ingredient you like.

By mixing and matching different ingredients you will get a different taste to this recipe each time you make them.

These make a great little snack or side dish to any meal. Your friends will love them so there is no fear of left overs for these little minis.

Mini Sweet Stuffed Peppers


The sweet little mini peppers are stuffed with flavor and full of color. They make the perfect appetizer or snack for any cook out or dining in. With all the vibrant colors of the peppers these are sure to brighten up the table with this healthy appetizer recipe.

Recipe Type

Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack, Vegetables

Degree of Difficulty

 moderate

Ingredients

  • 16 each Mini Bell Peppers
  • 1 cup Cream Cheese, fat free
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4 cup Green Onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese shredded

Directions

  1. Cut mini bell peppers in half and remove seeds and membrane. Leave the stems on to make it easier to pick these up to eat.
  2. In a small bowl, add all remaining ingredients and blend until cream cheese is smooth and spreadable.
  3. Spoon in the cream cheese mixture into the bell peppers dividing it evenly among the peppers.
  4. Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese evenly over the peppers.
  5. Line the grill with foil and heat to low-medium heat.
  6. Place the mini peppers on the grill and cook until mozzarella cheese is melted.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 10
Cooking Time: 5

Total Time: 15

Nutrition Facts for Mini Sweet Stuffed Peppers Appetizer Recipe

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below.

The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 8
Serving Size 0.5oz
Calories 27.69
Total Fat 1.36g
      Sat Fat 0.86g
Cholesterol 5.71mg
Sodium 76.72mg
Total Carbohydrates 1.18g
      Fiber 0.14g
      Sugar 0.45g
Protein 2.7g



Weight Watchers Points

Orig. WW Pts:1
Points Plus:1

Note:  The nutrition information for the peppers was not used to calculate WW pts or the Points Plus values.

Tips

This appetizer recipe can be modified to include your favorite ingredients.
 
Try using ground Italian sausage, shredded BBQ chicken or Tuna to stuff these peppers and turn them into a main course.






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