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Bacon & Feta Stuffed Mini Peppers Appetizer

Do you love Trader Joe’s?! This delicious stuffed mini peppers recipe uses my favorites from there! It’s the perfect budget friendly appetizer idea.

Do you love Trader Joe's?! This delicious mini stuffed peppers recipe uses my favorites from there! It's the perfect budget friendly appetizer idea.

The holidays are almost here and you know what that means? Appetizers! Okay, well that may not be the first thing that you think of, but it is an important part of holiday entertaining.

I’ve got a great hors d’oeuvre idea that can be quickly made and will be even more quickly eaten: a mini stuffed peppers recipe!

The best part about this recipe is that the ingredients are ALL from one of my favorite stores: Trader Joes! If you’ve been there, you know how amazing the food is as well as the prices.

I love that this is a one-stop-shop sort of appetizer, and you will too. You’ll only need three ingredients, and it comes together in just a few minutes. Learn how to make these tasty stuffed peppers below!

Do you love Trader Joe's?! This delicious mini stuffed peppers recipe uses my favorites from there! It's the perfect budget friendly appetizer idea.

Stuffed Mini Peppers Appetizer

Ingredients (all from Trader Joe’s!)

  • 1 bag of multi-colored Baby Bell Peppers
  • 1 package of Bacon Ends & Pieces
  • 1 package of Feta Cheese spread

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 425º.
  2. Take container of Feta Cheese Spread out of the fridge and allow to come to room temperature (approximately 20 minutes; we want to take the chill off).
  3. Cut the tops of the sweet peppers off. Then slice down the middle and de-seed them. Cut 15 peppers this way, and you will end up with 30 halves.
  4. Place them in oven and bake for approximately 8 minutes. Remove and allow to cool to room temperature.
  5. While peppers are cooking in the oven, dice up 1 cup of the bacon and fry until crispy.
  6. Fill each half pepper with approximately 1/2 teaspoon of Feta Cheese spread. then garnish with bacon.
Do you love Trader Joe's?! This delicious mini stuffed peppers recipe uses my favorites from there! It's the perfect budget friendly appetizer idea.

This stuffed peppers recipe is super simple, easy, and delicious! The whole family will love it, so be sure to make for them or for your friends in addition to your holiday parties.

Yield: 6 servings

Easy Stuffed Mini Peppers

Do you love Trader Joe's?! This delicious mini stuffed peppers recipe uses my favorites from there! It's the perfect budget friendly appetizer idea.

Do you love Trader Joe's?! This delicious stuffed mini peppers recipe uses my favorites from there! It's the perfect budget friendly appetizer idea.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bag multi-colored baby bell peppers
  • 1 package bacon ends & pieces
  • 1 package feta cheese spread

Instructions

  1. Take container of feta cheese spread out of the fridge and allow to come to room temperature (approximately 20 minutes; we want to take the chill off).
  2. Pre-heat oven to 425ºF.
  3. Cut the tops of the sweet peppers off. Then slice down the middle and de-seed them. Cut 15 peppers this way, and you will end up with 30 halves.
  4. Place them in oven and bake for approximately 8 minutes. Remove and allow to cool to room temperature.
  5. While peppers are cooking in the oven, dice up 1 cup of the bacon and fry until crispy.
  6. Fill each half pepper with approximately 1/2 teaspoon of feta cheese spread. Then garnish with bacon.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

4 peppers

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 49Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 179mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 2g

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If you like these stuffed mini pepper appetizers, check out our easy and delicious zucchini puff pastry appetizers:

Puff pastry appetizers are easy to make, delicious, and look impressive for holiday dinners and parties. Learn how to make this tasty zucchini version!

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MPaula

Friday 14th of October 2016

I wonder how you could make these look like coffins?

Amy

Sunday 16th of October 2016

Good question! That would be cool!