Mini Stuffed Peppers Recipe - A Spicy Perspective (2024)

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This ridiculously easy3-Ingredient Mini Stuffed Peppers Recipe will wow your party guests, while keeping you at ease. It’s sure to be your new go-to appetizer recipe.

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Why We Love Mini Stuffed Peppers

Sometimes the most simple things in life are the best.

I am sure you have made stuffed peppers before, but have you ever considered using mini peppers instead? They are so sweet, crunchy, and perfectly portioned for a simple appetizer.

All you need is three ingredients and 10 minutes to make these super flavorful cheese stuffed peppers!

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Mini Sweet Peppers

This recipe is inspired by a recipe made by one of my neighbors, Mae. Let me tell you, she can cook. Anytime we get together, I can’t wait to see what she is going to whip up. This time, it was an appetizer. A simple recipe involving mini bell peppers, goat cheese, and a sprinkling of paprika.

Mind blown.

These 3-Ingredient Stuffed Mini Peppers Recipe are so addictive, you’ll find you make them again and again.

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Simple Stuffed Mini Peppers

It made me reminisceon just howoften I over-do, in every area of my life. Family plans, dinner plans, craft projects, etc. It’s like a disease.

Yet, often the simplest things in life are what we cherish most from day to day. Afavorite song on the radio. A kindnote from a friend. A piece of good chocolate.

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Ingredients You Need

Using only three grocery items, you can bake up 3-ingredient Stuffed Mini Peppers in 10 minutes.

  • Small peppers (mini bell peppers and/or jalapeños)
  • Garlic and herb-flavored goat cheese
  • A light drizzle of honey
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Mini Pepper Tips & Tricks

  • Use creamy, not crumbly goat cheese! Make sure you choose a chevre goat cheese, since this kind is super cream.
  • Don’t over stuff! Make sure you fill the peppers just until each is filled to the edge. You don’t want to over-stuff and have too much cheese-to-pepper ratio!
  • Leave the stem on for easy eating. The stem is great to leave on because you can use that as a little handle when eating them. Serve with a little bowl for people to discard their stems!
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What Can I Add to This Mini Sweet Pepper Recipe?

The base combination of mini peppers and goat cheese is extremely versatile.To mix things up, consider adding crumbled chorizo or toasted nuts. The possibilities are endless.

But remember to keep it simple.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How else can I cook stuffed mini peppers?

Besides the oven, you can cook these stuffed peppers in the smoker or on the grill! In the smoker, cook on high for about 30 minutes until the cheese is bubbling. This will infuse a lovely smokey flavor. On the grill, cook at a medium heat for about 20 minutes!

How should I serve this stuffed peppers appetizer?

These peppers are best right out of the oven when they are warm and bubbly. I recommend serving them right away on a platter to prevent anyone getting burnt. You can serve alongside other appetizers like my sunburst pull apart bread, jalapeño hushpuppies, and some homemade mozz sticks!

See the Recipe Card Below for How to Make Mini Stuffed Peppers. Enjoy!

Other stuffed recipes you might like:

  • Best Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Chicken Pot Pie Stuffed Peppers (Video)
  • Keto Creole Shrimp Stuffed Avocado
  • Crunchy Jalapeno Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms

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Mini Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes minutes

Easy 3-Ingredient Stuffed Mini Peppers Recipe that will delight your party guests! This simple appetizer recipe is loaded with flavor and so easy to make.

Servings: 12


US CustomaryMetric

  • 1 1/2 pounds mini bell peppers or a mix of mini bell peppers and jalapeños
  • 12 ounces garlic and herb seasoned chevre goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

  • Cut all the peppers in half lengthwise and remove any seeds. Lay them cut-side-up on the baking sheet. Spoon the seasoned goat cheese into the center of each pepper half.

  • Lightly drizzle the peppers with honey, and sprinkle with salt if desired. You can also garnish them with fresh herbs if you like, but it’s not necessary. Bake for 10 minutes, then serve warm.



Optional Toppings: Various herbs, crumbled bacon or chorizo, balsamic glaze, smoked paprika, toasted nuts.


Serving: 2Pepper Halves, Calories: 97kcal, Carbohydrates: 4g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 13mg, Sodium: 106mg, Potassium: 127mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 2070IU, Vitamin C: 72.4mg, Calcium: 44mg, Iron: 0.8mg

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: American

Author: Sommer Collier

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