A healthy and tasty appetizer, these goat cheese stuffed mini peppers are also very easy to make. I serve them often, to guests and to my family.
Keyword goat cheese, pepper
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 5minutes
Total Time 25minutes
8mini bell peppers
Olive oil spray
4ozsoft goat cheesesuch as Chevre, room temperature
1/4teaspoonred pepper flakes
Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
Cut the mini peppers in half lengthwise, leaving the stems intact. Remove seeds and membranes.
Spread the peppers, cut side down, on the baking sheet. Spray them with olive oil, then turn to the other side, so that cut side is up.
Place the cheese, garlic powder, oregano and red pepper flakes in your food processor. Process to combine. You can also mix by hand, using a fork.
Spoon the seasoned goat cheese into the mini bell peppers, using about one heaping teaspoon per half bell pepper. Spray the tops with olive oil.
Heat your broiler on high and position a rack 6 inches below the heat source. Broil the stuffed peppers until the cheese is golden brown, 3-5 minutes. Serve immediately, or keep them in a warm oven until your guests arrive.