RECIPES

Fontina-Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers

Fontina cheese melts beautifully in these colorful mini-stuffed peppers, which could be served as a unique appetizer or side dish.

Wisconsin Cheese Fontina-Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers Recipe
Active Time
30 Minutes
Servings
5

Ingredients

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Fontina can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line a 15 x 10-inch baking pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Cut bell peppers in half lengthwise; remove seeds and membranes; Combine the rice, corn, black beans, cilantro, lime juice, chili powder and cumin in a bowl. Add 3/4 cup fontina; toss gently. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spoon filling into bell peppers.
  3. Place on prepared pan. Sprinkle each with remaining fontina. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until filling is heated through. Serve immediately.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Fontina is a mild cheese with slightly tart and nutty flavors. It's melts great when warmed and is also a delicious choice for snacking.

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