Cream Cheese and Sausage Stuffed Mini Peppers

By Liz Berg, Food Blogger:

These hand-held Pizza Stuffed Mini Peppers embrace the deliciousness of pizza with a healthy twist! They include way more nutrients than a bagel bite or pizza roll and they make a perfect appetizer for parties and a great healthy snack for kids… and adults!

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time12-14 min

Total Time: 10 min

 Serves: 15


  • 1 pound fresh Tribelli peppers (sweet mini peppers)
  • 1 pound mild Italian sausage, cooked, crumbled, drained of fat
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Make the filling by mixing the sausage, cream cheese, cheddar and Parmesan together until well combined. Taste filling and add salt and/or pepper if needed.
  3. Fill the peppers with the sausage mixture. Bake for 12-14 minutes. Serve warm.