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Sweet Pepper Appetizer with Cheese – Party Favorite!

Sweet Pepper Appetizer with Cheese is great for parties, makes a nice make-ahead appetizer and the combination of crunchy and creamy will have everyone begging for more.

Sweet pepper appetizer topped with cheese on a white plate.

We make these for potlucks and parties and everyone always enjoys the combination of cheese and pepper in these mini pepper appetizers.

Substitute for Mini Peppers 

In this Sweet Pepper Appetizer recipe you can use either the mini peppers, or the regular sized peppers. If using the large peppers, just remove the seeds and the stem, then cut each half into 4 wedges and place the filling inside the wedges.

Subsiitute for Gruyere Cheese

Use the best cheese you can afford for best flavor. I used Gruyere (because that is what I had) and they were wonderful, but even something as simple as mozzarella or cheddar will work if that’s all you got.

Sweet Pepper Appetizer with Cheese

Yields: 30 pepper halves filled with spread

Ingredients for Mini Pepper Appetizer (tips)

  • Cheese – if at all possible, grate your own cheese from a block, instead of buying pre-shredded.

All the ingredients needed for this sweet pepper appetizer with cheese.

How to make the Sweet Pepper Appetizer with Cheese: 

Finely chop dice the eggs.

How to prepare the boiled eggs for this sweet pepper appetizer.

Combine everything but the bell peppers and and mix with a fork.

How to make the filling for the mini bell peppers recipe.

Split each pepper in half lengthwise, remove any seeds.  Using a teaspoon fill each half with the prepared filling. Now put the pepper, filled side down into the grated cheese or just sprinkle with grated cheese.

How to make mini peppers stuffed with egg and cheese.

This appetizer can be served right away, or made a day ahead and stored in the fridge until serving time. Sprinkle with a little bit of paprika right before serving.

Mini Peppers stuffed with Egg and Cheese Spread

Mini Peppers stuffed with Egg and Cheese | Let the Baking Begin!

Sweet bell peppers filled with a creamy egg filling, a classic appetizer recipe!

Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mini peppers, stuffed peppers
Calories: 52 kcal
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 30 mini pepper halves

Ingredients

  • 15 mini peppers rinsed with running water
  • 4 eggs hard boiled, peeled
  • 5 wedges of the creamy swiss cheese
  • 3 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • 3 oz finely grated Gruyere/Gouda or similar good quality cheese
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • Paprika

Instructions

  1. Finely chop dice the eggs.
  2. Combine the chopped eggs, 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, 5 wedges of creamy swiss cheese, 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley, 2 crushed garlic cloves 1/2 of grated cheese and pepper in a bowl and mix everything together with a fork.
  3. Split each pepper in half lengthwise, remove remove any seeds. Using a teaspoon fill each half with the prepared filling. Now put the pepper, filled side down into the grated cheese or just sprinkle with grated cheese.
  4. This appetizer can be served right away, or made a day ahead and stored in the fridge until serving time. Sprinkle with a little bit of paprika right before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Mini Peppers stuffed with Egg and Cheese Spread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 52 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 44mg2%
Potassium 45mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 559IU11%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 62mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Welcome to Let the Baking Begin! I'm Marina and my love and passion for eating only the most delicious foods drive me to share that love here on Let the Baking Begin (since 2009). With over 20 years of experience in the kitchen, you know the recipes are tested and retested until perfect. I'm so happy to have you here. Enjoy! Read more...

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  • Tzivia

    Mmmmm yummm wow these look really way good and so very colorful too perfect for a springy or even summery lunch or din dinner would it work with big peppers halved and also with melted cheese do love my cheese lol beautiful presentation @ always marina darlin

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