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Easy Skillet Stuffed Peppers | www.diethood.com | Quick, easy, deliciously cheesy stuffed peppers prepared on the stove top.

Easy Skillet Cheese Stuffed Peppers

Katerina | Diethood
Easy Skillet Cheese Stuffed Peppers - Quick, easy, deliciously cheesy stuffed peppers prepared on the stove top.
Servings : 8 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 8 banana or cubanelle peppers
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tub (15-ounces) light ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 green onions , sliced into thin rounds, white and light green parts, only
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • Sprinkle of salt for each pepper (optional)


  • Wash the peppers; cut the tops off and remove all the seeds. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine ricotta cheese, feta cheese, parmesan cheese, green onions, garlic, thyme, parsley, salt and pepper; mix until smooth and well combined.
  • Using a butter knife, fill the peppers with the cheese mixture.
  • Heat oil in a cast iron skillet. *Use enough oil to cover the bottom of the skillet, and come-up about 1/8-inch on the sides of the skillet.
  • Add peppers to skillet; cook the peppers over medium-low heat, turning occasionally, until the peppers are blistered all over and the filling is piping hot and melting; about 8 to 10 minutes. Depending on the size of your skillet, you will have to cook the peppers in batches.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Transfer peppers to a serving plate.
  • Sprinkle peppers with salt.
  • Serve.


Calories: 102 kcal | Carbohydrates: 1 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Cholesterol: 11 mg | Sodium: 154 mg | Potassium: 44 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 0 g | Vitamin A: 175 IU | Vitamin C: 9.8 mg | Calcium: 86 mg | Iron: 0.3 mg | Net Carbs: 1 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Sides
Cuisine: Macedonian
Keyword: cheese stuffed peppers