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Sausage and Cream Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers

This sausage and cream cheese stuffed mini pepper recipe is a flavorful new appetizer or snack that you can enjoy any time of the year. Our chili seasoning adds a great fiesta flavor to the cream cheese, sausage, and peppers. This will become an easy new recipe that you will make time and time again. 

sausage and cream cheese stuffed mini peppers on a plate ready to eat

Stuffed pepper are a great way to get a full meal or snack all in one bite. There are so many different stuffed pepper recipes out there from stuffed bell peppers to stuffed poblano peppers and more. 

Our sausage and cream cheese stuffed pepper recipe is a great meal, snack, or appetizer. They are fun for dinner or meal prepping and more. Our chili seasoningadds a fun fiesta twist when mixed with diced tomatoes with green chilies, cream cheese, and sausage. This will quickly become a recipe that you will want to keep around for an easy treat to make. It can also be low carb and keto friendly. 

ingredients for sausage and cream cheese stuffed mini peppers, mini peppers, 1 pound sausage, can of diced tomatoes and green chilies, cream cheese, shredded cheese, and chugwater chili seasoning

Making the Sausage Cream Cheese Filling 

Brown up 1 pound of pork sausage. Drain any grease and set aside. 

browned pork sausage

In a medium bowl combine 8 ounces of softened cream cheese, 15 oz can diced tomatoes with green chilies, 2 tablespoons Chugwater Chili Seasoning and the cooked sausage. Mix until well combined. 

bronwed sausage, cream cheese, diced tomatoes with green chilies, and chugwater chili seasoning added into bowl to mix together

Stuffing the Mini Peppers 

Take mini sweet peppers or if you want larger peppers, use large red or orange bell peppers and cut them in half lengthwise. The sweet peppers are nice because they add a fun sweet and spicy flavor to this recipe. Remove the seeds but leave the stems. 

Mini peppers with seeds removed and cut in half

Take a spoon and add the sausage and cream cheese mixture into the cavity of the peppers. Repeat until all the peppers are filled. 

mini peppers stuffed with sausage and cream cheese filling

Baking the Stuffed Mini Peppers 

Place the stuffed peppers on a baking sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray. For easy cleaning up I like to line the baking sheet with foil. 

Add a pinch of shredded cheese to the tops of the stuffed peppers. 

shredded cheddar cheese added to top of stuffed peppers

Bake the stuffed peppers at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until the middle is cooked and the tops start to turn golden. 

cooked stuffed mini peppers

How to Serve Sausage and Cream Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers 

These sausage and cream cheese stuffed peppers are an easy and fun recipe to serve. They can be served for lunch, and dinner, as an appetizer at parties, and as a fun snack option. The recipe for these stuffed mini peppers makes a large batch that you can even use when meal prepping for the week by adding fruit or other veggies as a side and making a whole meal out of them. This is a fun keto-friendly recipe too. If you love stuffed peppers or need to use any peppers from your garden this will become a fun new go-to recipe to make. 

sausage and cream cheese stuffed mini peppers ready to eat

Now that you have learned a fun new Chugwater Chili recipe, here are a few others you should make! 

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