Homemade Sweet Pepper Poppers for party
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5 from 6 votes

Sweet Pepper Poppers

These Sweet Pepper Poppers are the perfect appetizers for parties and family gatherings. Ready in 30 minutes this oven baked party food is easy to make and tastes amazing!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Appetizer, Party Food
Servings: 16 Pieces
Calories: 86

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F/200°C.
  • Meanwhile: Fry the bacon pieces until cooked.
  • Rinse the peppers and cut each of them in half. Make sure to leave the green parts on. Remove the seeds and membranes.
  • Mix together cheddar cheese, cream cheese, black pepper and bacon.
  • Fill the peppers with the mixture and bake for 10-13 minutes or until heated through and the peppers are soft.
  • Best served right away!

Notes

  1. Bacon can be substituted with Italian pancetta or cooked ham.
  2. If using cooked ham, you can skip the frying.
  3. Chopped jalapenos can be added to the filling if you like just be careful with the amount you add.
  4. This recipe can be easily doubled or halved.
  5. The baking time may vary depending on the size of your peppers.
  6. This filling is enough for 8-9 mini peppers. Now this can vary depending on the size of the peppers.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Pepper Poppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 86 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 103mg 4%
Potassium 62mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 12.8%
Vitamin C 21.7%
Calcium 3.9%
Iron 0.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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