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Pepper Shooters

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 dozen

Pop one of these savory peppers into your mouth for a tantalizing array of flavors. It's like an antipasto platter all in one bite.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen,
Pepper Shooters Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 24 pickled sweet cherry peppers
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, finely chopped
  • 2-3/4 ounces thinly sliced hard salami, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds; set aside. In a small bowl, combine the cheese, salami and pesto; spoon into peppers. Drizzle with oil. Chill until serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 appetizer: 55 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 313mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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