Stuffed Pepperoncini

Mary Jo Terzo

By
@AuntieJoJO

Grandma Connie would make these for us on Holidays.

Shalyn Quigley now makes them for us!

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Serves:
28 peppers
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

3 slice
bacon
2
shallots chopped
1/2 medium
red pepper minced (3 oz.)
2 tsp
milk
2 jar(s)
pepperoncini peppers (9-10.5 oz.)
8 oz
cream cheese
1 can(s)
crabmeat or shrimp (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Drain pepperoncini. In non-stick 10" skillet, cook bacon on med-low heat, stirring occasionally until bacon is brown, with slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towels to drain. Discard all but 1 tbsp. of bacon drippings.
2Drippings in skillet cook shallots & red peppers on medium heat stirring frequently until vegetables are tender (app. 5 min).
3In small bowl w/mixer at medium speed, beat cream cheese & milk until smooth. Add bacon & shallots mixture, beat only until combined.
4Spoon cream cheese mixture into heavy weight plastic bag w/one corner cut to make 1/4" opening. With small knife cut slit lengthwise in each pepper. Be careful not to cut all the way through pepper.
5Squeeze or spoon cream cheese mixture into peppers. Cover and refrigerate up to one day.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian