Mozzarella and Chorizo Peppers

Mozzarella and Chorizo Peppers

These quick and easy mozzarella and chorizo-stuffed peppers make a wonderful snack, light lunch or midweek dinner.

  • 6 servings
  • 30 mins
  • 143 kcal
  • NF GF
Mozzarella and Chorizo Peppers

As you may know by now, I’m a veggie - but the rest of my family aren’t! Although they’re happy to eat tasty veggie meals a lot of the time, they sometimes ask for meat. So when they have a craving for meat-based products, I find chorizo an easy addition - it’s something I can have in the fridge and its flavour packs a punch. A little goes a long way, I find.

These mozzarella and chorizo peppers are great quick and easy snacks to make with that bag of mozzarella cheese that you have in the fridge, and work well to ease those afternoon hunger pangs - what’s better for a meat eater than a mozzarella chorizo snack, after all? They’re pretty healthy too, so they’re a snack I’m happy to dole out to my daughters when they’re hungry after school. Because there’s the bell pepper and the tomato sauce it means they’re getting two portions of veg, and I often serve them up with an accompanying side salad for a light lunch or dinner, too - the pizza-like taste of the peppers means everyone’s happy to nibble up some accompanying greens without complaint! For a veggie version, I do mozzarella peppers for myself - still scrumptious. If you’re avoiding the chorizo, like me, or just fancy playing with the recipe, why not add a shake of paprika to the mozzarella for smokiness, or simply add a couple of basil leaves for that Mediterranean summertime taste?

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Directions

You will need about 30 minutes to make 6 servings of this recipe, which has approximately 143 calories each. Make sure you have all the ingredients and follow these 6 simple steps. If you have any questions, send me an email and I’d be more than happy to help!

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Mozzarella and Chorizo Peppers

These quick and easy mozzarella and chorizo-stuffed peppers make a wonderful snack, light lunch or midweek dinner. Although I’m a veggie, the rest of my family aren’t, so I do cook meat products for them.

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Sue
Sue19 May, 22 @ 5:49pm

Wow! This looks delicious and simple. My kind of recipe! :D

Morgan
Morgan3 Sep, 22 @ 10:15am

Made this recipe using mini peppers instead and they turned out to be the perfect bitesized finger food. Lovely idea, Sevi!

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