Thursday, July 28, 2011

Sweet Pepper Poppers

I like things spicy, but not everyone does.  I made these Sweet Pepper Poppers to bring over to our friends the other day.  Even the kids could eat them.  (Their kids, of course, my kids are fire eaters.)

I started with these mini sweet peppers that I found at the grocery the other day.

I cut almost all the way through the tops, and cleaned out the seeds.

Next, I mixed together 4 oz of cream cheese, 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, and some salt and pepper.

I cut off the tip of a piping bag, and piped the cheese mixture into the peppers.

 Close up the caps using the cheese to hold it closed.

I whisked egg whites until they were foamy, and dipped the poppers into the egg whites,

then into some gf bread crumbs.

It was too hot to fry these so I popped them on the grill.  They'd probably have better color fried, but they sure were tasty.

Thanks for popping in and cooking with me.  I'm linking these up to Gluten-Free Homemaker's Gluten-Free Wednesdays.

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11 comments:

  1. What a good idea! They look delicious.

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  2. Brilliant idea, my friend. Costco has these little peppers. I never thought of stuffing them. Cheese sounds good. I wonder what other foods would work. Rice, meat (tofu), veggies...

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  3. Love this idea, mmm spicier the better!!

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  4. hmmmm, I have a huge bowl of hot banana peppers sitting on the counter...just waiting for me to figure out what to do with them. This sounds delicious! (Hopping over from Little Brick Ranch)

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  5. Those look delicious! I love those little peppers. Yum!

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  6. I HAVE to try this--yum!! Have a great weekend and pop over to visit Ciao Newport Beach!

    ciao, bella

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  7. I love sweet peppers and jalapeno poppers and it never occurred to me to combine the two Well done! These look delicious! I would love for you to share this post at my Savvy HomeMade blog party at http://www.homesavvyatoz.com/2011/07/28/savvy-homemade-monday-party-1/

    I am a new follower!

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  8. I never thought of stuffing these little gems either! Great idea.

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