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Mac & Cheese Stuffed
Mini Peppers

This is very simple and quick to make. Great as an after school snack for kids but also wonderful party food!

Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 20 Minutes Recipe Yield: 12 pepper halves

Ingredients

Yellow, Orange and Red Bell Peppers
  1. 6 mini Ontario Greenhouse peppers
  2. 3/4 cup (180 mL) prepared macaroni and cheese
  3. 1/4 cup (60 mL) shredded cheddar cheese
  4. Optional garnishes: parsley, green onion, diced tomato

Instructions

  • Wash the peppers, cut in half; remove seeds and ribs. Trim a very thin piece off the bottom of the peppers to allow them to sit upright in the baking pan (be careful not to make a hole as the filling will ooze out).
  • Fill the centre of each pepper half with approximately 1 tbsp (15 mL) prepared macaroni and cheese. Top each half with 1 tsp (5 ml) shredded cheese
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven until the pepper is softened and the macaroni and cheese is bubbling.
  • Remove from oven, cool slightly; garnish if desired with one or all of the optional garnishes.

 

Chef's Tip:

 

For more adult taste fill the pepper halves with decadent pasta with bolder cheeses in the sauce.