Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers
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Goat Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers

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.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword goat cheese, pepper
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 67kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 mini bell peppers
  • Olive oil spray
  • 4 oz soft goat cheese such as Chevre, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g