3 Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers

These little stuffed peppers are a perfect appetizer to serve for your next dinner or game day party. They’re packed full of creamy parmesan, ricotta and goat cheese, crispy bacon, and with fresh herbs. They’re easy to make ahead and cook in under 20 minutes!

I love cheese and I love bacon so this recipe is a match made in heaven for me! These mini peppers are not only delicious, but they’re also just the perfect size for a quick bite. Perfect for picnics, dinner gatherings or even as an appetizer at your next party!

If you’re looking for a quick and easy-to-make appetizer that will be sure to please both meat-lovers and vegetarians, these cheese and bacon stuffed mini sweet peppers are where it’s at. They only take about twenty minutes to whip up, so you can have them on your menu any night of the week!

The first time I had these cheesy, bacon-stuffed mini sweet peppers, I could hardly believe it. Their flavor is delicious, with an amazing balance between heat and sweetness. Top them with a little sour cream or plain yogurt, and you’ve got a filling low carb appetizer or meal.

How To Make 3 Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers

Today I’m sharing a recipe with you that combines everything you love in one bite – cheese and bacon stuffed mini sweet peppers.

homemade bacon and cheese stuffed peppers

3 Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers Recipe

These little peppers can be made in a few minutes with all of your favorite ingredients and are an easy appetizer for the holidays. The recipe is so simple that even the most inexperienced chefs will have success in making them!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, dinner, sides
Calories 1585 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 15 mini sweet peppers in assorted colors
  • 6 oz goat cheese
  • 6 oz ricotta cheese
  • 3 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 4 strips thick cut bacon crispy and crumbled
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Wash peppers and pat dry. Cut each pepper in half lengthwise, leaving the stem intact. Remove seeds and membranes from each pepper half and discard. Set aside
  • In a small bowl, combine goat cheese, ricotta cheese, thyme leaves, and bacon. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine
  • Place the top oven rack in the 2nd highest position and pre-heat broiler to high. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
  • With a small spoon, fill each pepper half with the cheese and bacon mixture and arrange on the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle some of the freshly grated Parmesan cheese on top of each pepper half.
  • Place the baking sheet on the top oven rack and broil for approximately 4-5 minutes or just until the cheese begins to brown and the peppers start to blister. Remove from oven and cool slightly before transferring the peppers to a serving platter. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 1585kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 81gFat: 121gSaturated Fat: 61gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 273mgSodium: 1972mgPotassium: 1683mgFiber: 15gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 17955IUVitamin C: 607mgCalcium: 973mgIron: 14mg
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