Sweet, crunchy, and adorable miniature sweet peppers are delicious and can be used in lots of ways. Check out this list of mini sweet pepper recipes and be inspired with new ways to use them all summer long!
Peppers are a wonderful part of eating seasonally in the summer. There are so many different varieties to try, but some of my favorites have to be the mini sweet ones.
They pack all the flavor of bigger varieties into a small, concentrated bite. They’re extra sweet and great for so many things, munching on them raw included. They often show up in my summer kitchen, and I thought it was just about time to share some of the great recipes out there for using them.
The Many Ways to Use Mini Sweet Peppers
Once you’ve checked out the amazing variety of mini sweet pepper recipes here, you’ll be hooked. Here are some of the tastiest cooking methods to incorporate them into your meals.
- Raw – You’ll love the sweet, crunchy bite. Serve them as dippers, boats for filling, or diced into salads for a quick and easy way to enjoy them.
- Roasted or Baked – Their sweetness only gets more intense with these methods and they make lovely sauces or toppings for sandwiches and more.
- Stuffed – Creamy cheeses, tender pulled meats, or seasoned grains are all delicious fillings.
- Pickled – A quick pickle makes a great addition to salads, sandwiches, or as a yummy relish.
- Sauteed – A simple saute will never do you wrong. Enjoy them as part of a summer vegetable medley with other seasonal ingredients.
It’s easy to love any of these mini sweet pepper recipes. They’re versatile and tasty, and make a great summertime meal.
1. Cream Cheese and Mushroom Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers
If you are looking for a perfect appetizer to impress your guests with, look no more. These colorful, creamy and super delicious mini Cream Cheese Stuffed Peppers are packed with mushrooms, walnuts and other goodness. Your friends and family will love them!
Recipe by: Yummy Addiction
2. Spicy Bacon Wrapped Sweet Peppers
Spicy bacon wrapped sweet peppers are an easy appetizer to make when entertaining for the holidays. Everyone will love the combination of flavors.
Recipe by: The Gunny Sack
3. Grilled Mini Peppers with Spiced Walnut & Lentil Crumble
Grilled mini peppers with spiced walnut and lentil crumble are a pantry-friendly, super simple, protein-packed vegan main course.
Recipe by: The First Mess
4. Artichoke Jalapeno Stuffed Mini Peppers
4 ingredients from Trader Joes, and about 30 minutes you have a deliciously cheesy appetizer that is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Recipe by: Nourished Bliss
5. Quinoa and Turkey Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers
These Quinoa and Turkey Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers are the perfect go-to meal for those busy weeks ahead in the fall!
Recipe by: The Girl on Bloor
6. Cream Cheese Chorizo Stuffed Mini Peppers
These irresistible low carb Cream Cheese Chorizo Stuffed Mini Peppers will make a bright and cheerful addition to your appetizer menu. They are a delicious low calorie choice for any occasion!
Recipe by: Wholesome Made Easy
7. Bell Pepper Nachos
These Bell Pepper Nachos are packed with flavor and perfect as a meal or an appetizer. Colorful mini bell peppers stuffed with seasoned lean ground beef and black beans, topped with cheese and your favorite nachos.
Recipe by: No. 2 Pencil
8. Baby Bell Peppers Salad with Roasted Garlic
Love transforming simple everyday ingredients into a delectable recipe. This baby bell pepper salad shows how we can take advantage of the sweetness of common vegetables and make a side dish worthy of any main.
Recipe by: The Devil Wears Salad
9. Italian Sausage and Sweet Mini Peppers Sheet Pan Meal
Italian Sausage and Sweet Mini Peppers Sheet Pan Meal is a delicious dinner idea for everyone who loves Italian Sausage and peppers!
Recipe by: Kalyn’s Kitchen
10. Stuffed Mini Peppers – with Spinach and Artichoke
Sweet mini bell peppers filled with a healthy vegetarian cheesy filling that is so delicious and baked until melty and crispy. The perfect healthy appetizer that everyone will want to try!
Recipe by: Pinch Me Good
11. Cheesy Bacon Stuffed Mini Peppers
These sweet bite-sized peppers are stuffed with a scrumptious bacon cream-cheese mixture and are almost identical to a jalapeno popper. Roasted in the oven, these peppers make a delicious summer appetizer that everyone will love at first bite.
Recipe by: Sizzling Eats
12. Spicy Baby Tomato & Sweet Pepper Chutney
This easy to make Spicy Baby Tomato & Sweet Pepper Chutney dances on the tongue with notes of sweet, sour and spice. You’ll want to eat this chutney straight out of the jar it’s so good!
Recipe by: Fab Food 4 All
13. Vine Sweet Mini Peppers Sabzi
Vine sweet mini peppers sabzi recipe – it is sauteed with chili, peanuts and coconut powder. It is very flavorful and mild tasting Indian style stir-fry.
Recipe by: Spice Up The Curry
14. Mini Stuffed Taco Peppers with Lime Crema
This super simple recipe has just 5 ingredients and comes together in only 20 minutes. Made with ground beef, taco seasoning, salsa, bell peppers, and cheddar cheese. Use for meal prepping, party appetizers, a hearty and healthy lunch, or as a complete dinner served with your favorite sides.
Recipe by: Tasty Oven
15. Sweet Peppers Stuffed With Spiced Grillers
These Sweet Peppers Stuffed With Garam Masala Spiced Grillers are super easy and quick to whip up. Crisp sweet peppers are stuffed with garam masala, chili and parsley spiced vegetarian grillers making these one tasty and light meal or snack on a weekday or weekend get-together.
Recipe by: Savory Spin
16. Hummus Stuffed Peppers
Sweet mini-peppers are stuffed with creamy hummus for a deliciously simple bite-sized finger food! These are perfect for a healthy appetizer or after school snack!
Recipe by: I Heart Vegetables
17. Mini Stuffed Peppers Recipe with Olives and Pepper Jack Cheese
From start to finish, you can have this delicious Mini Stuffed Peppers Recipe with Olives and Pepper Jack Cheese recipe on the table in under 20 minutes!
Recipe by: California Grown
18. Spicy Blue Cheese Mini Sweet Peppers
Sweet mini peppers are filled with blue cheese, broiled until melted and topped with your favorite hot sauce.
Recipe by: Culinary Ginger
19. Shrimp Rangoon Mini Bell Peppers
This savory, cheesy Shrimp Stuffed Mini Bell Pepper appetizer is a party favorite. You won’t be able to stop after just one!
Recipe by: Baba Ganoush
20. Paleo Mini Pepper Nachos
Mini bell pepper nachos are the perfect healthy meal or snack that you are going to want to make on repeat! These low carb nachos are packed with flavor and so simple to make!
Recipe by: Bites of Wellness
21. Mini Stuffed Peppers
Amazing recipe for Mini Stuffed Peppers. Peppers with hearty rice, ground meat, and veggie filling in a sauce, baked until tender and so juicy. These mini peppers will become a family favorite.
Recipe by: Valentina’s Corner
22. Feta Stuffed Mini Peppers
Feta Stuffed Mini Peppers are creamy little appetizer bites stuffed with an herbed feta ricotta cheese roasted inside sweet mini peppers.
Recipe by: HWC Magazine
23. Pan Fried Sweet Mini Peppers With Basil
The pan fried sweet mini peppers are perfect to be tastet with bread crostini, but also next to roasted sausages or with a delicious slice of aged Pecorino cheese and cured meats as well.
Recipe by: Philosokitchen
24. Quinoa with Roasted Peppers
This quinoa salad combines mini sweet roasted peppers soaked in olive oil and garlic and topped with crumbled feta cheese.
Recipe by: Lemons for Lulu
25. Marinated Mini Sweet Peppers
This Marinated mini bell peppers recipe is so easy. There is no slicing, no dicing, no seeding required. You can make these mini sweet peppers a full week or more in advance so they are perfect for parties.
Recipe by: Natasha’s Kitchen
26. Mini Sweet Pepper Nachos
Replace those chips with a touch of sweetness! These Mini Sweet Pepper Nachos are the perfect way to use up some leftover taco meat (or go meat-free), and still indulge that nacho craving, but with a gluten-free, low-carb option!
Recipe by: Served From Scratch
27. Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Mini Peppers
Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers are a fun and easy appetizer for a crowd that’s sure to have everyone coming back for more! Mini peppers stuffed with a tasty mixture of cream cheese, shredded chicken, buffalo sauce, and shredded cheese!
Recipe by: The Salty Marshmallow
28. Sweet Pepper Chicken
Quick and easy chicken stir-fry with mini sweet peppers, in a savory and sweet sauce made with Thai sweet chili sauce and oyster sauce. So delicious!
Recipe by: Rasa Malaysia
29. Tuna Salad Stuffed Mini Peppers
Mini peppers cut in half and stuffed with a savory tuna salad and topped with paprika. The perfect healthy snack or meal.
Recipe by: Healthy Little Peach
30. Zesty Mini Bell Pepper Salad
This is a simple salad with a short list of fresh ingredients. It’s quick and easy to assemble and tastes great. This bell pepper salad refrigerates well and tastes great the next day.
Recipe by: Natasha’s Kitchen
31. Prosciutto-Wrapped Mini Peppers
A light and savory “poppers” appetizer that everyone loves, with only three ingredients. Enjoy these Prosciutto-Wrapped Mini Peppers for your next party!
Recipe by: Reluctant Entertainer
32. Korean BBQ Pepper Nachos
Korean BBQ Pepper Nachos, with sirloin steak and mini sweet peppers instead of tortilla chips, are an easy, flavorful and healthy appetizer perfect for the big game or any time.
Recipe by: Flavor Mosaic
33. Georgian Salad With Sweet Pepper And Zucchini
This vegan Georgian Salad With Baby Sweet Peppers And Zucchini is flavorful and delicious. It will make a great potluck recipe or a side dish to your main meal. Can be prepared on a grill or in a skillet.
Recipe by: Lavender & Macarons
34. Lentil Stuffed Mini Peppers
Delicious vegan recipe for lentil stuffed peppers. Simple recipe can be made in mini peppers for appetizers or full sized bell peppers for a meatless meal.
Recipe by: Debra Klein
35. Pesto Chicken Stuffed Mini Peppers
I’m pretty obsessed with these little mini peppers stuffed with pesto chicken. Fun, Quick light meal idea!
Recipe by: Clean Food Crush