Grilled Sweet Pepper Poppers

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 3 mins

Delicious grilled appetizer. A nice change from regular hot poppers. My grandson devours these!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spoon sour cream into a 1-quart zip-loc freezer bag; seal and chill.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  3. Rinse peppers; cut in half length-wise. Remove seeds and veins.
  4. Mix together in small bowl cheese, tomato, onion, cilantro and salt.
  5. Fill pepper halves evenly with cheese mixture; pressing it into hollows.
  6. Lay filled peppers, cheese side up on grill (I use a grill pan for ease, but it's not necessary).
  7. Cook until blistered and slightly charred on the bottoms, approximately 3-5 minutes.
  8. With a wide spatula, move peppers to serving platter.
  9. Snip 3/4-inch corner off the sour cream bag and pipe evenly over the hot peppers.
  10. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

5 Bright Stars for this one. I mixed the sour cream with an equal amount of cream cheese and it worked perfect. Just realized I forgot to add the cilantro, guess I'll just have to make them again. Thinking the next time I might add a little minced jalapeno to the filling! Thanks so much for sharing Ann. Thanks too to Jubes for directing me to this great recipe!

Galley Wench September 14, 2008

SO GOOD! My brother had a cook off last weekend and the appetizer had to be grilled. I brought this recipe and took the category! Don't tell them, but I even used Tillamook's reduced fat cheddar and light sour cream! ;) My mom doesn't care for peppers and even she enjoyed. I will be making this on a regular basis for parties! Delicious, thanks for sharing!

RebeccaJ98 August 19, 2008

5 stars. A delicious little appetizer or side to a meal. Very tasty and the flavours worked wonderfully together. I used a piping bag for the sour cream. I really would suggest making a double batch as these were gobbled up very quickly i my home :). *Reviewed for Aussie/NZ recipe swap April 2008* Photo also to be posted

**Jubes** April 14, 2008