Grilled Stuffed Peppers - a cheese lovers special

This isn't just a stuffed green peppers recipe, any color will do whether green, red or yellow.

You may have seen or even made several different stuffed peppers recipes in the past, we've adapted the best idea's and flavors from all of those into this one recipe.

Stir up some freshly grated parmesan with some crumbled bacon, garlic and basil and get those peppers stuffed! grilled stuffed peppers
You'll also add a bit more zip to these stuffed peppers than those other plain recipes with some diced Jalapeno pepper and lemon zest before topping them off with Mozzarella cheese.

These make a nice side dish with the California barbecue chicken recipe.

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Serves: 2 - 4

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes

Indirect Heat: 400F - 450F

What you'll need:

  • 2 peppers (green bell, sweet red, yellow or orange)

  • 14 slices cooked bacon crumbled (microwave bacon is quick and easy for this recipe)
  • 1 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 diced jalapeno pepper (seeds removed)
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 slice of bread broken into small chunks
  • 1 green onion chopped

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (for topping)

    stuffing for peppers

    Step 1:
    Combine the stuffed pepper ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

    pepper stuffing

    Mix the ingredients well.

    sliced red peppers

    Step 2:
    Slice the top off each of the bell peppers and remove the pulp and seeds.

    Slice each pepper in half and remove any remaining seeds and pulp.

    how to stuff peppers

    Step 3:
    Preheat the grill to 400F - 450F and set up for indirect grilling.

    Place the sliced bell peppers in an aluminum pan and fill each one with the stuffing.

    Press the stuffing into the pepper to make sure it's secure.

    bbq stuffed peppers

    Cover the pan with foil and place it on the grill for indirect cooking (the upper warming rack works well for this).

    Close the lid and let cook for 40 minutes.
    After about 40 minutes remove the foil and cover the stuffed peppers with shredded mozzarella cheese.

    Close the lid and let cook until the cheese is melted and browning, another 5 minutes or so.


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