Bacon and Three Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers
 
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Deliciously quick and easy, made with bacon and melty cheeses -- these appetizers are a party by themselves.
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 bag mini sweet peppers in assorted colors
  • 6 oz. goat cheese
  • 6 oz. ricotta cheese
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, stems removed and chopped
  • 4 strips thick-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled ( ¼ cup cooked bacon crumbles)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 oz. Parmesan cheese, grated
Instructions
  1. Wash peppers and pat dry. Cut each pepper in half lengthwise, leaving the stem intact, if desired. Remove seeds and membranes from each pepper half and discard. Set aside.
  2. In small bowl, combine goat cheese, ricotta cheese, chopped thyme leaves, bacon. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Combine ingredients thoroughly.
  3. Turn on broiler to preheat on high.
  4. With a small spoon, fill each pepper half with the cheese and bacon mixture.
  5. Arrange on a rimmed baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  6. Top each stuffed pepper half with grated Parmesan cheese.
  7. Place baking sheet with stuffed pepper under preheated broiler set to ‘high.’
  8. Broil for approximately 5 minutes or until the cheese begins to brown and peppers start to blister. Remove from oven and place on a serving plate. Serve immediately.
Notes
Nutritional values are estimates and will vary.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 146 | Carbohydrates: 2 grams | Protein: 10 grams |
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at https://www.apinchofjoy.com/2021/06/bacon-and-three-cheese-stuffed-mini-peppers/