Caprese Pepper Poppers

Monica H

By
@MonisiaH

A twist on regular jalapeno poppers; very easy. Tastes like a pizza in a jalapeno popper :)


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Serves:
7-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

5
jalapeno peppers
8 oz
mozzarella cheese
8 oz
pepperoni
1 pt
cherry tomatoes, diced
1 Tbsp
oregano, divided
1 bunch
fresh basil

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375.

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2Slice peppers lengthwise and scoop out seeds and veins.

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3Slice pepperoni slices in half and line the along the sides of the peppers. Add diced tomatoes to the middle of pepper. Sprinkle a bit of oregano on tomatoes.

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4Add basil leaves.

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5Slice up fresh mozzarella. If yours has moisture in it, squeeze out the moisture with a paper towel.

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6Add cheese to top of your growing pepper tower.

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7Just for good measure, add more pepperoni on top.

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8Better yet, add more cheese on top of all that!

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9Bake uncovered for 35 minutes. Enjoy!

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