Mini Sweet Pepper Poppers

linda hennessey

By
@goirish86

Great appetizer! Looks really cute when served. Can make ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to cook.


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Serves:
Makes 24 mini poppers
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

WASH, HALVE, CLEAN OUT INSIDE

12
mini sweet peppers (variety bag of yellow,orange,red)

MIX TOGETHER

8 oz
cream cheese (softened)
1 c
cheddar cheese (shredded)
3
bacon strips (cooked and crumbled)
2 tsp
cajun seasoning (optional)

COMBINE TO MAKE TOPPING

2 Tbsp
butter (melted)
1/2 c
seasoned panko bread crumbs

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 F. Slice each sweet pepper in half lengthwise. Use your spoon to scoop out any seeds and some of the rib to make a nice, clean "boat".

2In bowl, mix together, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, bacon. (optional cajun seasoning)

3Spoon cheese mixture into each sweet pepper.

4Stir together bread crumbs and melted butter to make topping. Dip each pepper, cheese side down, into bread crumbs. Place in baking dish.

5Bake at 375F for 20 minutes or until cheese melts and bread crumb mixture gets crusty.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American