Cheese and Herb Mini Sweet Peppers

  • mini peppersred, yellow, and/or orange mini sweet peppers (about 12 oz. total)
  • semi-soft goat cheese (chevre)
  • snipped fresh chives, tarragon, basil, or thyme
  • Fresh basil leaves



Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Leaving the stem intact, cut a slit along the top of each pepper. Remove the seeds; set aside. In a small bowl combine goat cheese and snipped herbs. Spoon cheese mixture into prepared pepper . Arrange filled peppers close together on a baking sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is heated through and peppers are crisp-tender.

Use tongs to arrange warm peppers on a serving dish, stacking peppers into a pyramid shape. Garnish with fresh basil leaves. Makes 30 servings.



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