Stuffed Banana Peppers Recipe

Stuffed Banana Peppers Recipe

How To Make Stuffed Banana Peppers

Serve up these cheesy stuffed banana peppers for your next big party! They’re bacon-wrapped treats that can be made in under an hour.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 8ozcream cheese,2 packages, softened
  • ½cupsun-dried tomatoes,chopped
  • 3garlic cloves,minced, or more to taste
  • 1tbspfresh cilantro,chopped
  • 10banana peppers
  • 10bacon slices,peppered, or to taste


  1. Soak the toothpicks in water for 15 minutes.

  2. Combine the cream cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and cilantro in a large bowl. Mix well.

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat, then lightly oil the grate.

  4. Cut a slit lengthwise through each pepper without slicing it in half.

  5. Cut another slit about ¼ inch from the stem across the previous slit, forming a ‘T’.

  6. Remove seeds, as desired, using a paring knife.

  7. Fill each pepper with the cream cheese stuffing mixture using a small spoon.

  8. Wrap each pepper with a slice of raw bacon.

  9. Slide 1 toothpick through the center of each pepper to hold onto the bacon.

  10. Grill the stuffed peppers for 15 minutes.

  11. Turn, then cook for 10 minutes until the bacon is crisp.

  12. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 219.24kcal
  • Fat: 19.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.27g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.04g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.56g
  • Fiber: 1.92g
  • Sugar: 2.94g
  • Protein: 6.21g
  • Cholesterol: 44.09mg
  • Sodium: 287.61mg
  • Calcium: 34.78mg
  • Potassium: 303.14mg
  • Iron: 0.68mg
  • Vitamin A: 95.54µg
  • Vitamin C: 39.41mg
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