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Sweet baby peppers stuffed and grilled, a family friendly way to serve poppers, won’t leave anyone’s mouth in flames.
Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.
Place 4 Cheese Italian Blend quarters into food processor bowl fitted with metal blade; pulse until coarsely chopped. Add cream cheese; pulse until well mixed.
Transfer mixture to small bowl. Stir in 2 tablespoons basil, olives, garlic and lemon zest until well mixed.
Spoon about 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese mixture into each pepper half.
Place peppers directly onto grill. Grill 8-12 minutes or until peppers are softened and mixture is heated through and lightly browned.
Garnish with remaining 2 tablespoons basil. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
This was a hit at my July 4th BBQ, everyone loved them! They took a little long to stuff, but I made them first thing in the morning, refrigerated them and then grilled around 4pm and it worked out great. I grilled them for 8 minutes just as recipe states and I didn't add olives because I hate olives, but that was the only thing I changed. Definitely worth the effort!!!
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