Best Stuffed Mini Peppers

Mini bell peppers, stuffed with sharp cheddar, wrapped in bacon and baked. What’s not to like?

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Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • Olive oil spray (Whole Foods has one with no additives)
  • 4 oz smoked cheddar
  • 12 mini bell peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
  • 12 bacon slices, halved crosswise

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and fit it with a wire rack. Lightly spray the wire rack with olive oil.
  2. Cut the cheddar into 24 strips and use them to stuff the mini pepper halves.
  3. Wrap the bacon pieces around the stuffed peppers. Arrange, cheese side up, on the wire rack. Lightly spray the peppers with olive oil.
  4. Bake until cheese is melted and lightly browned and bacon is crisp, about 25 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Per Serving

Serving size: 2 stuffed pepper halves; Calories: 67; Fat: 5g; Carbohydrates: 2g;Sugar: 1g; Sodium: 138mg; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 4g

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