Monday, June 17, 2013

Cilantro Lime Stuffed Peppers


A few weeks ago, when I was writing my summer list, I added "grill more veggies".

Specifically, attempt to make the famous Pullan stuffed peppers.

Every time we visit the Pullan's house, they make these for dinner.  We love them.

(The peppers and the Pullans.)

When the mister asked what was in the peppers, I knew we had to give it a shot at home.  So armed with the list of ingredients, we set out to try them.

The only real amount I knew was for cream cheese.  Everything else was a guess.

I guess my guessing worked.

We ate two dozen peppers that night..........


Cilantro Lime Stuffed Peppers
(for the grill)

2 dozen small peppers
8 oz. cream cheese (softened)
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
1/4 cup crumbled feta
1 tbsp. lime juice
2 teas. cumin
1/2 teas. garlic salt

In a medium sized bowl, mix the softened cream cheese with the cumin and garlic salt.  Add the lime juice and feta.  Finally, stir in the cilantro.  Set aside to prepare the peppers.


After rinsing the peppers, barely trim off the top.  Using an citrus peeler (or melon baller) scoop out the seeds.  Once the pepper is clean, stuff about a tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture inside the pepper.  Line peppers up on a large sheet of foil.  Once all peppers are placed, wrap the foil around the peppers.  Set the foil on the top rack of your grill for about 7-8 minutes (our grill cooks slowly).

*The cook time really depends on your taste.  We don't like our peppers to be too mushy, so we like a shorter cook time. We even love to eat them raw!  

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This recipe can really be tailored to your likes.  As far as amounts go, I really did just guess......then taste......then write it down when I liked it.  You could even add jalapeno or bacon for fun.

And speaking of fun, with the Fourth of July coming up and BBQ invites galore, you could bring these as a side! 

With a package of sparklers.

Because everyone like sparklers.








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20 comments:

  1. Yum! I am such a freak for anything involving cilantro. Must try these ASAP!!!!

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  2. Shut your mouth!!! I am pinning this now....everything in this recipe needs to be in my belly....especially the cream cheese!!

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  3. Yum. These look delicious. I am impressed you just kind of whipped them up. And, yes, everyone does love sparklers :)

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  4. Oh goodness! Those sound SO GOOD!

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  5. oh.my.goodness. i need these asap! yum!!!

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  6. These sound great! My mom and I like to stuff those little peppers with pimento cheese and pecans, but yours on the grill sound even better!

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  7. what keeps the cheese from melting out?

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    1. It's wrapped in foil, but we don't leave them on there long enough to let the cheese to liquify.

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  8. Holy cow. My boyfriend and I are trying out to be vegan, butttt I'm so making this on a cheat night when we want cheese. This looks so, so, so good. Thanks for sharing!!

    xo Marlen
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  9. OH for the LOVE!!!! These look awsome! I bet they are delicous! Thanks for sharing. Im gonna pin these.
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  10. I just bought little peppers today. I'm gonna try these tonight! Pinned!

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  11. These sound delicious and indeed a great idea as a BBQ side dish... will give them a pop :)

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    1. I hope you do! Thanks so much for dropping in!

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  12. how interesting! I might have to try these! And I'm the same as you, I don't like mushy peppers.

    -AJ
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  13. That looks delish. When you get the chance, please share

    your recipes at Pin It Monday Hop. We'd be so happy to have

    you. LINK here. See you at the hop.

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    1. Thanks so much for the invite! I linked up a moment ago!

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