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Sausage-Stuffed Cherry Pepper Poppers Recipe


Sausage-Stuffed Cherry Pepper Poppers Recipe

Sausage-Stuffed Cherry Pepper Poppers Recipe

Photo (c) John Mitzewich
These sausage-stuffed cherry pepper poppers are a great appetizer when you're entertaining and want to do something a little out of the ordinary. The flavors just explode on the palate, and most find these cherry pepper poppers irresistibly addictive.

Makes about 32 Sausage-Stuffed Cherry Pepper Poppers

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 8 oz mild or spicy Italian sausage, casing removed
  • 2 (14-oz) jars Peppadew cherry peppers (about 32), or other type of small, jarred cherry peppers
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • chopped parsley, optional


Drain the peppers. If using non- Peppadew brand peppers, you may need to remove the stem and seeds with a melon baller.

Pinch off a piece of sausage and stuff each pepper. Cover a baking sheet with foil and rub with the olive oil. Place the peppers, evenly spaced, on the pan.

Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F. oven for 20 minutes. Best served at room temperature.

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