Spicy Stuffed Mini Pepper Bites

27  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 1 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, 1 stuffed pepper each.


Spicy Stuffed Mini Pepper Bites Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. hot Italian chicken sausage links (about 3), casings removed
  • 1/2 cup Coors Light®, divided
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 18 RITZ Crackers, finely crushed, divided
  • 12 mini sweet peppers, tops cut off and membrane and seeds discarded

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 350°F.
  • Crumble  sausage into medium nonstick skillet. Cook on medium heat 10 min. or until done, stirring frequently; drain. Return sausage to skillet. Stir in 1/4 cup beer; cook 3 to 5 min. or until beer is cooked off, stirring frequently. Remove skillet from heat. Stir in cheese and 1/2 cup cracker crumbs; cool 5 min.
  • Spoon  sausage mixture into peppers; stand peppers in 8x4-inch loaf pan. Sprinkle with remaining cracker crumbs. Pour remaining beer onto bottom of pan; cover.
  • Bake  45 min. or until peppers are tender and filling is heated through.

Recipe Tips

Special ExtraFor more heat, prepare using 12 large jalapeño peppers.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, 1 stuffed pepper each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 70 
  • Total fat 3.5 g
  • Saturated fat 1.5 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Sodium 160 mg
  • Carbohydrate 4 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Vitamin A 2 %DV
  • Vitamin C 10 %DV
  • Calcium 4 %DV
  • Iron 0 %DV

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