Spicy Stuffed Mini Pepper Bites

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


Spicy Stuffed Mini Pepper Bites Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 hot Italian chicken sausage link (about 1/2 lb.), 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 membranes 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

VariationPrepare using non-alcoholic beer.

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 g
    • Cholesterol 15 mg
    • Sodium 170 mg
    • Carbohydrate 4 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars <1 g
    •     Includes added sugars 0 g
    • Protein 4 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 15 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 4 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium 4 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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