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Rainbow Pepper Appetizers Recipe
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Rainbow Pepper Appetizers Recipe

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Company will quickly polish off this colorful pepper medley from Marion Karlin of Waterloo, Iowa. The crisp-tender veggies are topped with chopped olives and cheese.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 each medium green, sweet red, yellow and orange peppers
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped ripe olives
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional

Nutritional Facts

3 pieces (prepared with reduced-fat cheese) equals 34 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Cut each pepper half into nine pieces. Place skin side down in an ungreased ovenproof skillet; sprinkle with cheese, olives and pepper flakes if desired.
  2. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes or until peppers are crisp-tender and cheese is melted. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Rainbow Pepper Appetizers in Taste of Home April/May 2007, p23

Nutritional Facts

3 pieces (prepared with reduced-fat cheese) equals 34 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2010

I have made this dish several times. It is a big hit everytime I make it. Very easy and simple to make. I have even started to bake the dish at 350 degrees in the oven til the cheese is melted or bubbly and it still takes fantastic! (make the dish as instructed and then bake at 350 degrees instead of in the broiler)

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2009

Simple, good and pretty healthy recipe. Preshedded cheese is a must because I shredded my own and it was difficult to distribute evenly. I used nisoise olives and kalamata would be good too for more flavor.

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