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Sausage & Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers

Stuffed Mini Peppers filled with Italian Sausage, cream cheese and Pepper Jack for a hearty, flavorful appetizer everyone loves! Easy to make and just a handful of ingredients in this simple, crowd pleasing stuffed pepper recipe. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Stuffed Mini Peppers
Servings: 12


  • 1 lb mini sweet peppers
  • 1 cup grated Pepper Jack cheese rounded
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 9 oz cooked Italian Sausage Slices about 1 1/4 cup
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp coarse salt
  • pepper to taste


  • Wash peppers and slice in half lengthwise. Use a measuring spoon to scrape out insides and rinse seeds.
  • Mix together olive oil, salt and pepper. Brush lightly on top of pepper halves.
  • Combine cream cheese with half the Pepper Jack cheese and garlic. Stir well.
  • Scoop about 1-2 tsp of cheese mixture onto top of each pepper half. Press a piece of Italian sausage on top of cheese.
  • Sprinkle with remaining Pepper Jack cheese.
  • Cook for 15 minutes at 450°F. Serve immediately.