Air Fryer Stuffed Mini Peppers — The taste of a stuffed pepper without the greasy guilt? Yes, please! These mini peppers are cooked in an air fryer and stuffed with a delicious mixture of ground beef, rice, corn, bell pepper, and spices. The recipe is so easy, and if you are looking for a new way to enjoy this dish, then give this recipe a try!
Pepper nachos are a healthier alternative to the traditional loaded variety. They’re also packed with veggies and meat, making this dish not only nutritious but delicious as well!
Add some gooey melty cheese before serving for an overload of flavor in every bite that will have even your pickiest eater asking for seconds (not that we would mind at all). With these easy instructions on making them either in either the oven or in the air fryer!
Either way will be delicious!
If you are looking for even more Air Fryer Appetizer Recipes, some of my favorite recipes are AIR FRYER BLUEBERRY GOAT CHEESE EMPANADAS, AIR FRYER SCALLOPS WITH GARLIC PESTO SAUCE, CRISPY AIR FRYER CHICKEN WINGS, and AIR FRYER TURKEY CROQUETTES.
What Are Stuffed Mini Peppers?
Who doesn’t love a stuffed pepper? This classic dish is perfect for any dinner occasion. These mini peppers are the same but smaller and easier to handle. They’re also great if you want to serve them as an appetizer or side dish instead of a full meal.
They’re easy to make and only require a few ingredients. You can stuff these little guys with whatever your favorite filling might be – ground beef is always delicious! Whether you’re looking for something quick or need some inspiration on what recipe to try next, this recipe has all you need!
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Stuffed Mini Peppers
- Mini Bell Sweet Peppers
- Black Beans
- Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- Sour Cream
How To Make Air Fryer Stuffed Mini Peppers
In a small bowl, mix the corn, black beans, tomatoes, and salt.
Fill the peppers with the mixture. Top with a sprinkle of cheese. Set them into your air fryer at 370 degrees F, air fryer setting, for 4 to 7 minutes, until the cheese is melted.
Top with the sliced avocado, sour cream, and green onions.
Vegetarian Option: You can easily use only cream cheese instead of ground beef to make this a vegetarian dish. The recipe and cooking time will be the same.
Cheese Options: Do you love cheese? Change it out for Monterey jack, or pepper jack, cheddar, or even mozzarella.
Toppings: Some great toppings are shredded lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, Cotija cheese, corn, pinto or black beans, olives, diced jalapenos, pickled red onions, or even diced cooked chicken or steak!
Are These Pepper Nachos be healthy?
I don’t know about you, but I’m craving nachos. This is a great and healthy way to serve up nachos without all of the fat and grease from the chips! This is a very lean alternative, cooked without oil in the Air Fryer!
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Can stuffed mini peppers be frozen?
These can quickly be frozen. Cook them as directed or even cook them before you cook them. Place them on a baking tray and freeze until frozen solid. Remove them from the baking sheet, and place them into a freezer container or freezer bag.
Then cook them as directed below. Since you are starting the Air Fryer Stuffed Mini Peppers from frozen, you will need to add a couple of minutes.
What to serve with Stuffed Peppers?
- AIR FRYER BLUEBERRY GOAT CHEESE EMPANADAS
- AIR FRYER BLUEBERRY COOKIES
- EASY AIR FRYER SAUSAGE, PEPPERS, AND ONIONS
- AIR FRYER BAGEL BITES
- AIR FRYER RIB EYE WITH GARLIC & BASIL BUTTER
- EASY AIR FRYER TURKEY CROQUETTES
- AIR FRYER HOMEMADE KOURABIEDES (GREEK SUGAR COOKIES)
- 1 cup corn, canned or frozen-thawed
- 1 cup black beans, canned, drained
- ¼ diced tomatoes
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 20 mini sweet peppers, assorted colors, slip in half and seeded
- ½ cup shredded Mexican or Cheddar Cheese
- ½ cup sour cream
- 1 avocado, peeled and diced
- 2 tablespoons dice scallions
- In a small bowl, mix the corn, black beans, tomatoes, and salt. Then fill the peppers with the mixture. Top with a sprinkle of cheese.\
- Set them into your air fryer at 370 degrees F, air fryer setting, for 4 to 7 minutes, until the cheese is melted.
- Move and top with the sliced avocado, sour cream, and green onions.
- Plate, serve, and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 195Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 405mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 6gSugar: 5gProtein: 7g
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