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Stuffed peppers recipes are perfect for potlucks since they come together in a flash (these stuffed sweet peppers call for just 20 minutes of prep time) and can be customized with your favorite fillings. Here, we fill the mini peppers with a punchy homemade pimento cheese recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

20 mins
3 stuffed pepper halves each


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place carrot in a food processor. Cover and process with several on/off pulses until carrot is finely chopped. Add jalapeño peppers. Cover and process with several on/off pulses until chopped. Transfer mixture to a medium bowl.

  • Place cheddar cheese in the food processor. Cover and process with several on/off pulses until finely chopped. Stir cheddar cheese, cream cheese, pimiento, mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon chives, black pepper, and mustard into carrot mixture.

  • Cut sweet peppers in half lengthwise, keeping stems intact. Remove and discard seeds. Before serving, spoon about 1½ tablespoons of the cheese mixture into each pepper half. If desired, sprinkle with additional chives.

Nutrition Facts

138 calories; fat 9g; cholesterol 23mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 7g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 3g; protein 9g; vitamin a 3207IU; vitamin c 59mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.6mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 16.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.5mcg; sodium 317mg; potassium 219mg; calcium 282.7mg; iron 0.5mg.