caprese pepper poppers

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By Monica H
from Michigan City, IN

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

serves 7-10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For caprese pepper poppers

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

How To Make caprese pepper poppers

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375.
  • 2
    Slice peppers lengthwise and scoop out seeds and veins.
  • 3
    Slice 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.
  • 4
    Add basil leaves.
  • 5
    Slice up fresh mozzarella. If yours has moisture in it, squeeze out the moisture with a paper towel.
  • 6
    Add cheese to top of your growing pepper tower.
  • 7
    Just for good measure, add more pepperoni on top.
  • 8
    Better yet, add more cheese on top of all that!
  • 9
    Bake uncovered for 35 minutes. Enjoy!