Stuffed Hot Peppers

Stuffed Hot Peppers

  • Servings: 6 as an appetizer
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Adapted from here.


  • ⅓ cup ground Italian sausage
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened (goat cheese would be good too)
  • ¾ tbsp garlic powder
  • 3 tbsp grated Romano cheese
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • ⅓ cup Italian-style dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 Hungarian hot peppers (or jalapenos), cored and seeded


  1. Place sausage in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F (175C)
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the sausage, cream cheese, garlic salt, Romano cheese, oregano, basil, bread crumbs and olive oil.
  4. Stuff the peppers with the sausage mixture. Place on a baking sheet, and bake in the preheated oven 20 to 25 minutes, until the stuffing is lightly brown and bubbly.


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