Recipe: Hot starters with cheese

Appetizers with chilies
August 27, 2009



If you are growing different kind of chili peppers, you can prepare this colourful set of hot starters with cheese.
Remember to warn your guests: some of them may be too hot!

Jalapeno snacksI used Jalapeno Master, bigger than usual Jalapeno, but you can use any Jalapeno-like chili.

Jalapeno snacks


nachos
Jalapenos
oaxaca cheese (or greek feta)

Stem the peppers, cut in a half and remove the seeds.
Put some nachos on a baking pan and put half Jalapeno stuffed with a small piece of oaxaca cheese.
Grill-bake 5 minutes and serve immediately.


Green chilies canapesThe chilies in the picture are unripe Peter Pepper: use any kind of fleshy green chilies.

Green chilies canapes


sliced feta cheese
fleshy green chilies
oil

Cut the chilies in slices of 1 cm and stir-fry them in a pan with oil, until brown.
Put them on feta slices.


Stuffed chiliesUse any kind of small cherry peppers.

Stuffed chilies


cherry peppers
grated parmesan
capers

Stem the chilies and remove the seeds. Stuff them with parmesan and close each of them with a caper.


Hot tidbitsThe chilies in the picture are portuguese Piri Piri, really hot: use any kind of small red chili.

Hot tidbits


small red chilies
fontina cheese
oil

Stem the chilies, cut in a half and stir-fry them in a pan with oil.
Put them on fontina slices, half cm thick.



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This is my entry for Grow Your Own, hosted by its creator: Andrea from Andrea's Recipes.





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Author: Andrea (URL)
01/09/2009

Spicy peppers do much wonderful appetizers. I especially like those stuffed chiles, they look so good. Thanks for sharing again with Grow Your Own!
Cheers,
Andrea


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