Spicy Stuffed Small Peppers

spicy stuffed small peppersThe bell peppers in our box this week were pretty small, less than 2 inches across. In the past, I had made a variation this recipe for Feta-Stuffed Mini Peppers. I decided to use the same filling, even though these peppers were a little bigger than “mini.” I thought I would need less filling than I did, so I made a small batch. Next time, I will make a full batch. (I have already adjusted the recipe; so if you follow the directions, you should have plenty of filling for 6 small peppers.)

Spicy Stuffed Small Peppers
Recipe type: Side
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Serves: 4
  • 4 ounces spinach
  • 8 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 8 small bell peppers, any color
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Wash spinach and remove stems. Cut the leaves into thin strips.
  3. Combine spinach, feta cheese, and crushed red pepper flakes.
  4. Remove a thin slice from the top or side of each pepper. Scoop out the seeds. Stuff each pepper with the filling, mounding it over the top of the pepper.
  5. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes, or until peppers are slightly soft.

Happy eating!



1 thought on “Spicy Stuffed Small Peppers

  1. Nancy

    Wow, Ruth! I was wondering what to do with all those peppers in the greenhouse. Today is our older son’s birthday and these might go down well with the gang of young adults/ teens coming over to celebrate.


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