Pepper Poppers



Such an easy appetizer or snack with 3 ingredients:

Sweet Mini Peppers
Ready made artichoke & jalapeño cream cheese dip
Formato Brothers Hot Pepper Spread

Mix 1/2 tsp of Hot Pepper Spread (drain oil) into 1 1/2 cups dip.
Spoon into sliced, cleaned peppers.

Other filling suggestions:  Cream cheese & Hot Pepper Spread; another flavor of prepared cream cheese spread, chopped crabmeat spread, your choice.

Picture shows pepper poppers with blackberries, the flavors blend beautifully!

Spicy Stuffed Peppers

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Colorful peppers.

Heat EVOO in large skillet.  Brown sausage.  Add 1 Tsp salt & 1 – 2Tblsp Formato Brothers Hot Pepper Spread.  Add a little at a time to test for desired spicy flavor.  Cook together.  Stuff 4 large or 6 medium peppers.  Bake 350 degrees for 30 minutes.  Top w/ cheese & return to oven for another 10 minutes.

Crusty Italian bread, toasted or plain, would complement this dish, as well as a really red wine.  Buon Appetito!

Peppers, Anchovies & Capers Appetizers

4 large green bell peppers, chopped into 1/4″ pieces
5 Tblsp Pagliacci Capers (extra large size)
1 tin Roland Anchovies (cut into small pieces)
4 Tblsp vegetable oil
1 Tblsp Formato Brothers Hot Pepper Spread (drain some of the oil)

  1. Add vegetable to warm frying pan.
  2. Add peppers saute.
  3. Add capers, anchovies, Formato Brothers Hot Pepper Spread.
  4. Lower heat to simmer, cover pan.
  5. Cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Toast Italian bread slices.
  7. Serve mixture on top of the toasted bread. Buon Appetito!