Goat Cheese Stuffed Piquillo Peppers

READY IN: 7mins
Recipe by Niki Zuidema

This is a Spanish traditional recipe and I had it at a restaraunt in town that serves traditional Spanish tapas. This was a fantastic dish and I just had to find a recipe. I found this online and it looks exactly like what I had. Enjoy!

Top Review by Jb Tyler, TX

Thank you! We had this dish in Sonoma, really good. Thanks Niki. jo

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (12 ounce) jarsspanish piquillo peppers (make sure you look for Origin of Spain becuase these are going to be the best)
  • 5 ounces goat cheese, room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • coarse sea salt, to taste
  • coarse ground pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat Broiler to High.
  2. With you fingers, gently open the stem end of one of the peppers being careful not to poke through the pepper.
  3. Carefully stuff about 1/2 teaspon goat cheese inside (it should fill the peppers but not be falling out).
  4. Continue until all peppers are filled.
  5. Arrange peppers in a single layer in a broiler-proof glass baking dish.
  6. Pour 1 tablespoon of the olive oil over them.
  7. Sprinkle garlic over the peppers.
  8. Broil for 7-10 minutes or until cheese is soft and bubbly.

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