Colorful bites full of flavor. These stuffed peppers make an ideal snack for the family or a get-together as a pretty finger food everyone can dip and eat!

Colorful bites full of flavor. These stuffed peppers make an ideal snack for the family or a get-together as a pretty finger food everyone can dip and eat!

Super Bowl Sunday is around the corner again. For some people, it’s about the big game. For me, it’s about all the food that I can eat.

Whether you’re looking for an exciting, out-of-the-ordinary Super Bowl Sunday hors d’oeuvre or a fun, filling snack for a get-together any time of year, try these delicious stuffed peppers. I love this recipe because it’s fun to make, serve and eat! It only requires 3 ingredients if you have some leftover meat. I used some leftover beef barbacoa for this recipe.

Colorful bites full of flavor. These stuffed peppers make an ideal snack for the family or a get-together as a pretty finger food everyone can dip and eat!

Mini Stuffed Peppers Make a Great Party Food

I like to make this stuffed pepper recipe when I’m having a party or a small gathering. These bites work great for guests because you can throw them together quickly, they impress a crowd with their colorful presentation and they offer a finger food people can dip with. You can serve these up with other snacks and hors d’oeuvres so your guests can get small bites of everything. It takes less than a half hour to make this recipe (when you make the meat stuffing in advance) so you can focus on finishing the rest of your tasks for the party.

Colorful bites full of flavor. These stuffed peppers make an ideal snack for the family or a get-together as a pretty finger food everyone can dip and eat!

A Healthy Snack for Get-Togethers

I know it’s easy to serve up a bunch of junk food when you’re having people over because it takes too much effort to make healthy food. Not with these sweet pepper bites, my friend. You get the nutrients of the sweet bell peppers, which give you a heaping of vitamin C and some vitamin A, protein and fiber with a healthy amount of some calories.

Colorful bites full of flavor. These stuffed peppers make an ideal snack for the family or a get-together as a pretty finger food everyone can dip and eat!

This stuffed pepper recipe has some of my beef barbacoa in each pepper, which gives you nutrients like iron and protein with the small portion size limiting the fat and calorie content. You round out the dish with some cheese and your choice of nutrient-dense guacamole and/or salsa.

Colorful bites full of flavor. These stuffed peppers make an ideal snack for the family or a get-together as a pretty finger food everyone can dip and eat!

I hope you and your guests enjoy the presentation and flavor of these fun stuffed peppers for Super Bowl Sunday or any gathering. Let me know what snacks or meals you end up serving them with.

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Mini Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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  • Author: Sharon Chen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2025 mini stuffed peppers 1x
  • Category: Appetizer, Snack, Gluten Free, Paleo
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American
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Description

Colorful bites full of flavor. These stuffed peppers make an ideal snack for the family or a get-together as a pretty finger food everyone can dip and eat!


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 pound mini sweet peppers
  • 1 cup beef barbacoa (Find the recipe here. You can also use cooked sausage for the stuffing.)
  • 1/2 cup Mexican cheese blend
  • Guacamole and/or salsa for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place mini sweet peppers on a cutting board. Slice off one side of each pepper horizontally to make a pepper boat. Discard the seeds.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Stuff each pepper with beef barbacoa and place them in the baking sheet in a single layer. Sprinkle with cheese on top.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes until cheese is melt.
  5. To serve, grab one mini stuffed pepper and dip it into guacamole or salsa, or both (because why not?) Enjoy!


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 43
  • Sodium: 48mg
  • Fat: 3.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.8g
  • Protein: 2.8g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg

The nutrition facts are calculated based on 25 mini stuffed peppers. 

About the Author

Sharon Chen is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and author of the Complete Sous Vide Cookbook. She believes food not only brings healing but also connection. As the creator of StreetSmart Kitchen, she aims to make meal prep easier than ever and help you find balance, ease, joy, and simplicity in the kitchen as you improve your well-being.