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Rainbow Pepper Appetizers Recipe

Rainbow Pepper Appetizers Recipe

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. YIELD:12 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.