Mini Stuffed Peppers
Fiorella will show you how to put together a delicious appetizer: a simple twist on the Italian American classic sausage and peppers! The perfect combo of savory, spicy sausage, stuffed into sweet mini tricolor peppers will provide your guests with a great antipasto while socializing and sipping on their favorite cocktails. These mini stuffed peppers will be the star hors d'oeuvres at any dinner party!
1 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
8 Mini tricolor peppers
2 Tbsp Red onion
1/4 lb Spicy Italian sausage or turkey sausage
Salt, to taste
2 sprigs Rosemary for garnish
Preheat the oven to 350F
Place a saucepan over medium heat on a stovetop. Crumble the sausage into the pan cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the red onion and salt and sauté for another 2-3 minutes, then put aside.
Cut the tops off the mini peppers, remove the seeds and white flesh as much as possible
Stuff the peppers with the sausage mixture and place them on a sheet pan
Drizzle with olive oil and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes
Serve on a platter or wooden board with small forks or toothpicks for your guests. Add the sprigs of rosemary to the platter for garnish
Serve warm and enjoy!
Peppers contain vitamin C and beta-carotene, which are antioxidants that enhance skin health and help prevent cancer
Red onions are a good source of biotin, which also contributes to skin health and helps balance blood sugar
Sausage is a good source of protein, which help us feel full and energized(substitute turkey sausage in this dish for a slightly leaner option)
Olive oil is a healthy fat that is important for heart health, and it helps to absorb the fat-soluble vitamins in this dish!