Healthy Appetizer Recipe - Mini Stuffed Peppers


This healthy appetizer recipe may be small but is mighty in taste. Be sure to use a variety of 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.


stuffed mini peppers


Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.

Mini Sweet Stuffed Peppers Appetizer Recipe

Recipe Type:

Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack, Vegetables

Degree of Difficulty:

Easy

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

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Nutrition Facts

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 2 each
Calories 117.66
Total Fat 2.23g
      Sat Fat 0..94g
Cholesterol 5.71mg
Sodium 88.33mg
Total Carbohydrates 18.69g
      Fiber 6.23g
      Sugar 12.64g
Protein 5.57g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
SmartPoints:
1 pts
Points
Plus:
1 pts
Original
Points:
1 pts

The nutrition information for the peppers was not used to calculate any of the points values above.

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.

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.




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