Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Peppers

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Jennifer Bass

By
@jenniebug1978

Fresh peppers from the local farmer's market make these a special treat!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
3-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

2 large
yellow bell peppers
1/2 c
fresh spinach
1/2 c
part-skim ricotta cheese
1/4 c
fresh parmesan cheese, grated
1 tsp
minced fresh garlic
3 Tbsp
diced fresh onion
2 slice
bacon, cooked & crumbled (optional)

How to Make Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Peppers

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 425.
  • 2In a small skillet, add the spinach with 1/4 cup water and cover. Cook on medium-high heat until spinach has wilted. Drain well and squeeze to remove any excess water. Set aside.
  • 3While the spinach is wilting, slice peppers into quarters, discarding seeds and carefully removing any membrane with a sharp knife. Place cut side up on baking sheet.
  • 4Combine the ricotta and Parmesan cheeses in a medium sized bowl. Add the onion, garlic and spinach. Combine well. If you opted for the bacon, add it to the cheese mixture and combine.
  • 5Stuff peppers with cheese mixture and bake for approximately 25 minutes.

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