Grilled Rainbow Peppers Recipe

Grilled Rainbow Peppers Recipe

How To Make Grilled Rainbow Peppers

Deliciously appetizing and bright, these colorful rainbow peppers are slightly charred from grilling and filled with an enticing creamy herb cream cheese!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 16mini rainbow peppers,like red or yellow, halved, seeds and membranes removed
  • 1tspolive oil
  • tspkosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 8ozcream cheese,reduced-fat, softened
  • 1garlic clove,crushed
  • 2tbspfresh dill,chopped
  • 2tbspfresh basil,chopped
  • 3tbspfresh chives,chopped
  • 1small lemon,zested


  1. Preheat the grill over medium heat.

  2. Place the peppers, olive oil, pinch of salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Toss to evenly coat. Set aside.

  3. In another small bowl, thoroughly combine the cream cheese, garlic, dill, basil, 2 tablespoons of chives, fresh ground pepper, a pinch of salt, and lemon zest.

  4. Transfer the cream cheese mixture to a piping bag or small Ziploc bag, and place it in the refrigerator until ready to use.

  5. Grill the peppers over medium heat for about 2 minutes per side until slightly charred. Transfer to a small platter.

  6. Snip the tip of the piping or Ziploc bag and carefully fill each pepper half with the cream cheese mixture.

  7. Top with the remaining 1 tablespoon of chives. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 153.16kcal
  • Fat: 10.72g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.70g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.88g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.17g
  • Fiber: 4.36g
  • Sugar: 6.66g
  • Protein: 3.91g
  • Cholesterol: 31.18mg
  • Sodium: 140.34mg
  • Calcium: 59.23mg
  • Potassium: 472.20mg
  • Iron: 1.07mg
  • Vitamin A: 150.63µg
  • Vitamin C: 190.88mg
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