Keto Queso Stuffed Mini Peppers – Easy Cheesy Appetizer Recipe

Keto Quest Stuffed Mini Peppers on a lined cookie sheet
Keto Queso Stuffed Mini Peppers

These Keto Queso Stuffed Mini Peppers are an easy appetizer that is super addictive. That melty, cheesy center with a sweet pepper outside – just delicious!

Serve these bad boys up literally anywhere – potlucks, cookouts, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and especially on Game Day! Side note – they are also vegetarian!

This Keto Queso Stuffed Mini Peppers recipe makes 20 serves. 1 serving is 2 pepper halves and has 1g net carbs.

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Store leftover Low Carb Cheesy Mini Peppers in the fridge for up to 4 days, they are not suitable for freezing. The peppers can be stuffed up to 2 days ahead, stored in the fridge and cooked as needed.

Keto Queso Stuffed Mini Peppers Ingredients

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Keto Queso Stuffed Mini Peppers Ingredients
  • 20 Mini Peppers
  • 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • ½ teaspoon of Salt
  • 4 ounces of Cream Cheese
  • 1 clove of Garlic, crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon of Salt
  • ½ teaspoon of Pepper, ground
  • 4 ounces of Mozzarella Cheese
  • 4 ounces of Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of Cilantro, chopped

How to Make Keto Queso Stuffed Mini Peppers

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How to make Keto Queso Stuffed Mini Peppers
  1. Preheat your oven to 200C/390F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Cut the peppers in half lengthways and remove the seeds and membrane, then place into a bowl.
  3. Add the oil and ½ teaspoon of salt to the pepper, toss until all the peppers are oiled, then place cut side up on the prepared cookie sheet. Set aside.
  4. Place a nonstick saucepan over medium heat, add the cream cheese, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper, and heat until melted.
  5. Add both the cheese and melt completely until you have a “dough-like” consistency.
  6. Stir through the cilantro and remove from the heat.
  7. Fill each pepper half with just under 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture.
  8. Roast for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and brown.
  9. Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  10. Enjoy warm!
Keto Quest Stuffed Mini Peppers on a lined cookie sheet

Keto Queso Stuffed Mini Peppers

These Keto Queso Stuffed Mini Peppers are an easy appetizer that is super addictive. That melty, cheesy center with a sweet pepper outside - just delicious!
4.2 from 5 votes
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Course: Appetiser, Appetizer, Snack, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
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Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 74kcal
Author: Gerri

Ingredients

  • 20 Mini Peppers
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 4 ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1 clove Garlic crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper ground
  • 4 ounces Mozzarella Cheese
  • 4 ounces Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Cilantro chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 200C/390F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Cut the peppers in half lengthways and remove the seeds and membrane, then place into a bowl.
  • Add the oil and ½ teaspoon of salt to the pepper, toss until all the peppers are oiled, then place cut side up on the prepared cookie sheet. Set aside.
  • Place a nonstick saucepan over medium heat, add the cream cheese, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper, and heat until melted.
  • Add both the cheese and melt completely until you have a “dough-like” consistency.
  • Stir through the cilantro and remove from the heat.
  • Fill each pepper half with just under 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture.
  • Roast for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and brown.
  • Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • Enjoy warm!

Nutrition

Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1048IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 1mg
Keto Quest Stuffed Mini Peppers on a lined cookie sheet
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