Stuffed Italian Peppers

A summery side dish using sweet peppers and some parm cheese. They are so tasty, low calorie, low carbs and very good for you. A simple appetizer or side dish! From Spark People.


4 Sweet Italian Peppers
1 medium tomato diced
1 Tbs. of Fresh Basil (about 3 leaves) - I used lemon basil
1/4 tsp of Olive Oil
3 Tbsp. of Parmesan Cheese
Salt & Pepper (optional)


Grill, spray grill grates with cooking spray,


In a small bowl dice tomatoes into tiny pieces, add basil and olive oil. Mix until combined and set aside.

Cut top of peppers off, cut a slit down the middle and de-seed pepper. Place on grill for about 3 minutes until slightly chard.

Take peppers off grill.

Once peppers are cool enough to touch.
Stuff with tomato Mixture and top with cheese.

Place back on grill for about 3 more minutes until cheese starts to melt.

This recipe would also be good with basil and mozzarella cheese.


You can either cook in the oven:
450 - 15 minutes

Serving Size: 4 individual peppers

Number of Servings: 4