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Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers

 These cute little cream cheese stuffed mini peppers are a tasty addition along side a 
garden salad, or served with a steak or chicken. I've suggested 3 options to add to the cream cheese.
Roasted to perfection in 15-20 minutes.
Ingredients: serves 2-3
  • 6 mini tri-coloured sweet peppers
  • 3/4 cup spreadable cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup smoked salmon, flaked, OR 1/4 cup chopped dates, OR 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  1. Wash peppers. Slice off top making a little cap. Scoop out seeds and membrane of peppers.
  2. Choose your option and stir into cream cheese until well blended. 
  3. Using a small spoon, fill mini peppers heaping full. Place cap on top. I have a pepper stand which I place onto a baking sheet to catch any filling that over flows. If you don't have a pepper stand just lean them up against the side of a deep oven proof dish. You can also lay them on their side, but you will loose some of your filling as it heats.
  4. Bake in 375º oven for 15-20 minutes. The filling will puff up a little as they roast and the pepper skin will become tender and wrinkled along with a few charred marks. 
The pepper stand can be found at most kitchen stores. It's also used for roasting jalapeno peppers, and works great on the BBQ. Mine was about $10.00. and it came with a corer. 


  1. wow...lovely presentation with great flavors..;)
    Tasty Appetite

  2. first time your space..
    amazing space you have with great presentation..
    Am your happy follower now..:)
    do stop by mine sometime..
    Tasty Appetite

  3. I like the way you give us info on utensils etc. Thanks Angharad

  4. This looks fabulous! I'm going in search of a pepper stand...and can almost taste those peppers stuffed with smoked salmon & cream cheese already.

  5. Such a fun thing to do with those little peppers! Looks yummy too!

  6. That is the neatest thing - a pepper roaster stand! I am such a sucker for kitchen gadgets! Those peppers look like the perfect appetizer for this weekend's game!

  7. This is my first time visiting. Those little sweet peppers are so delicious, and stuffed with cream cheese they're even better.

  8. love these little peppers...and the additions would be wonderful...definitely have to try these.

  9. I don't know which I like more, the sweet peppers or the pepper stand...I am on a search for a stand!! Thank you for sharing.

  10. These would be great stands for presenting mini icecream cones.
    Love the recipe for the wee peppers, they are sweet.


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