Recipe: Cute Stuff Pepper Bites
This quick and easy appetizer is “crunch-o-licious”!
16 ‘Cute Stuff Red’ or ‘Cherry Stuffer’ mini peppers
1 cup fat-free cream cheese
1 tsp. onion flakes
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. red pepper flakes
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Parsley or basil leaves for garnish (optional)
Cut peppers in half; remove seeds and membrane. In a small bowl, blend cream cheese, green onions, onion flakes, garlic powder and red pepper flakes until smooth and spreadable. Spoon into the peppers. Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese evenly over the tops. Line the grill with foil and heat to low-medium. Place the peppers on the grill and cook until mozzarella cheese is melted. Garnish if desired.