Rainbow Pepper Appetizers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


3 dozen

Updated: Feb. 11, 2022
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.
Rainbow Pepper Appetizers Recipe photo by Taste of Home


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


  1. Cut each pepper half into 9 pieces. Place skin side down in an ungreased cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet; sprinkle with cheese, olives and, if desired, pepper flakes.
  2. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat until peppers are crisp-tender and cheese is melted, 5-7 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

3 piece: 34 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 93mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.