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Sausage-Stuffed Piquillo Peppers Recipe
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Sausage-Stuffed Piquillo Peppers
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  • READY IN 45 mins

Sausage-Stuffed Piquillo Peppers

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"There's nothing quite like the piquillo pepper. They're sweet, fruity, slightly smoky, and just bitter enough. For me, they're the San Marzano tomatoes of peppers. And while I enjoy them in literally anything, these delicate, triangular beauties are just made for stuffing."

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Original recipe makes 12 stuffed peppers Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Brush a baking dish with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute sausage, green onion, and a pinch of salt in hot oil until meat is browned and crumbly and onion is translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat and cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Mix rice, goat cheese, egg, 2 tablespoons parsley, garlic, cumin, 1 teaspoon blood orange zest, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl. Spoon rice mixture into each pepper. Place stuffed peppers in a single layer in the prepared baking dish. Scatter almonds over the top, drizzle with 1 teaspoon olive oil, and sprinkle with salt.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until stuffed peppers are heated through and filling is hot, 15 to 20 minutes. Drizzle 1 tablespoon blood orange juice, remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil, and remaining parsley over the top.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can substitute any spicy ground sausage for the chorizo. You can substitute any orange zest for the blood orange zest.
  • If piquillo peppers are torn, just place a spoonful of filling in the center of the pepper and wrap the sides around the filling.
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Jul 13, 2014

This was easy to make and delicious. I subbed Quinoa for the rice. I also omitted the salt and ground pepper because the Chorizo was salty/peppery enough.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 128 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 915 mg
  • 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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